Navotas tops National Immunization Program

The city government of Navotas received recognition from the Department of Health-Metro Manila Center for Health Development (DOH-MMCHD) for its successful implementation of the National Immunization Program.

Acting Navotas City Health Officer, Dr. Eric C. Caseñas received the award during the DOH-MMCHD 35th Founding Anniversary celebration last 14 October 14 at the Manila Hotel.

Navotas is a consistent top performer among local government units in Metro Manila in terms of providing immunization against vaccine-preventable diseases.

In 2021, the city scored 101.11 percent in Measles-Rubella Supplementary Immunization Activity.

It also exceeded its target in Measles-Rubella-Tetanus-Diphtheria Community-Based Immunization (MR-Td-CBI) on the same year with 129.76 percent inoculation rate in Measles-Rubella and 124.64 percent in Tetanus-Diphtheria.

Mayor John Rey Tiangco thanked the City Health Office personnel for their dedicated service to Navoteño children.

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