Egypt’s nationwide campaign to vaccinate children

90,000 people are being trained as part of the campaign, with 54 vaccination teams being represented, in addition to daily follow-ups by central supervision teams in the Ministry of Health and supervisory teams in health directorates and departments.

The national polio vaccination campaign was launched by the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population on Sunday.

All governorates in Egypt and non-Egyptian children from one day to five years old will be vaccinated free of charge to increase community immunity, boost population immunity, and eradicate the disease.

The government has prepared a strategy to distribute vaccines through health facilities, health departments, and mobile medical teams that visit major squares, train stations, subways, mosques, churches, clubs, markets, parking lots, and public parks.

The statement said that the campaign will roam the streets and knock on doors to ensure that children across the country are vaccinated.

The statement said that 90,000 people taking part in the program, which consists of 54 vaccination teams.