Tuesday, July 23, 2024
28 C
Brunei Town

Brunei child immunisation rate at over 95 per cent

With the National Children Immunisation Programme, the Sultanate has achieved and maintained the rate of child immunisation at a level exceeding 95 per cent each year, Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar said.

This year, Brunei Darussalam joined World Health Organization (WHO) member countries in celebrating World Immunization Week on April 24-30.

The celebration aims to raise awareness on the importance of vaccines, which can protect every age group from diseases and provide an opportunity to lead a healthy and meaningful life.

More details on Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin