DOH Files Vol.1 Issue 5


To ensure coverage, the DOH’s main strategy is ‘reaching every purok’, according to Dulce Elfa, National Nurse Coordinator for
Expanded Program on Immunization.Also, to ensure that no one is missed, Elfa said that kids will be marked with an
indelible ink on their index finger. With the help of the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners, health workers would go to houses for random survey, and ideally, this would be a same-day validation.

Source InstitutionDepartment of Health
Source URL
Page Count8
Place of PublicationManila
Original Publication DateSeptember 1, 2014
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