Ministry of Health in the State of Osun has begun the vaccination of nursing mothers in order to prevent tetanus infection. The vaccination is for nursing mothers ranging from 15 to 49 years of age.
This was disclosed in Osogbo by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Akinyinka Oluseyi Esho.
According to him, the vaccination exercise ,which is free of charge,is to be given to nursing mothers in fifteen local government areas.
The Permanent Secretary ,therefore, enjoined women of child bearing age to visit the nearest health facility to obtain the tetanus vaccine.
He then commended the State Governor, OGBENI Rauf AREGBESOLA for providing necessary things and facilities that will ensure healthy living of all and sundry in the state.