Chingola district director of health Dr. Solomon Musonda has said the measles campaign is progressing well in the district.
Speaking to Zambia News and Information Services (ZANIS) in his office, Dr, Musonda
said at Chawama clinic alone, more than 900 children were vaccinated on the first
day of the exercise.
Dr Musonda said he expected the number to continue rising district-wide.
He said a total of 40,000 children are expected to be vaccinated in Chingola by the
end of the exercise this weekend.
Dr Musonda said they decided to start with the hard to reach areas of the district
like Mutenda Swamp, Chansobe, Kambenja, Kamiteta, Kandumba and Mwambashi.