Health - Anuradha Gupta announces that more than 2 million children are to be vaccinated against measles and rubella in Congo

05 Mar, 2019

Calixte Nganongo, Minister of Finance and Budget, received in audience, Tuesday 5 March 2019 in Brazzaville, the Deputy Director of Alliance de vaccin Gavi, Anuradha Gupta, on the occasion of the official launch of the National Immunization Campaign of children aged 9 months to 14 years.


More than 2 million Congolese children will be vaccinated. We wish to reach at least 95 per cent of this target population. In addition to the vaccin against measles and rubella, they should also be vaccinated against other diseases”, Anuradha Gupta said. Adding that this campaign will have to reach all children who have never been vaccinated in the most remote areas of the national territory.  

After this meeting with the Minister of Finance, the Deputy Director of Alliance de vaccin Gavi, accompanied by the representative of UNESCO to Congo, Micaela Marques de Souza, and the Minister of Health and Population, Jacqueline Lydia Mikolo, reflected the pleasure of her organization to collaborate with the Congolese Government to make this campaign successful.  




The Press office of the Minister of Finance