Police DAV Patiala Students administered MR Vaccine
Patiala-Measles and Rubella Vaccine was administered to students of Police DAV Public School, Patiala on Friday. Around 250 students were given the MR injection under the supervision of Dr.Aslam Parvez and his team.
Additional Deputy Commissioner (Development) Patiala Shaukat Ahmed (IAS) was invited to visit the school on this occasion. He was given a warm reception by the students and staff of the school.
Navita, Harkiran and Sonia of class IX spoke on the dreaded diseases Measles and Rubella their causes and ways of prevention. A power point presentation was also shown to the students and parents in this regard.
Shaukat Ahmed while inaugurating the campaign said that some anti social elements were spreading false propaganda against Measles and Rubella vaccination on social media. He said that these are totally baseless and the parents must ensure the well being of their children. He also gave away the certificates and prizes to the winners of English slogan writing and Poster Making competition held in this regard.
Various questions were put forth by the students about Shaukat’s inspiration to which he answered that he got inspiration from many sources. He replied very humbly and motivated students to shed their inhibitions and come forward in their sphere.
The school principal Meena Thapar gave a vote of thanks and a memento to Shaukat Ahmed and Dr.Aslam Parvez. She thanked the parents for their full co-operation and support.