Measles is a highly infectious disease causing illness and death due to complications in the form of diarrhea, pneumonia.Rubella is a mild yet highly contagious disease that can cause crippling birth defects or the death of the unborn child of an infected pregnant woman.congenital rubella syndrome (CRS)is a set of serious congenital defects a child may be born with when a pregnant women gets rubella infection in her early pregnancy (usually in the first trimester), causing blindness, deafness, heart defects, mental retardation, liver disorders etc.
MR vaccine is given for preventing both measles and rubella disease in the child.To eliminate Measles and control rubella/CRS in the country.MRVC (Measles & Rubella Vaccination Campaign) started in Hailakandi district on 18.18.2018.
Target of MRVC (Measles & Rubella Vaccination Campaign) of Hailakandi District = 215285
Coverage as on 22.10.2018 = 112865 percentage=52.43%
Age group for MRVC (Measles & Rubella Vaccination Campaign) is 9 month to <15 years
Session site of MRVC (Measles & Rubella Vaccination Campaign) : School, Anganwadi Center, Village level for (outreach Session)