The City of Muntinlupa joins the nation in the Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio, a simultaneous mass polio vaccination campaign of the Department of Health and World Health Organization for children aged 0-5 in the country.
Mayor Jaime Fresnedi led the launching of the synchronized polio vaccination at NHA, Southville 3, Brgy. Poblacion in Muntinlupa City last October 14 together with Congressman Ruffy Biazon, representatives from WHO, DOH, Rotary, and other partners.
Kick-off events of the polio vaccination campaign were held in various cities in Metro Manila, Davao City, Davao del Sur, and Lanao del Sur, including Marawi City. The first round of free polio vaccination will run from October 14 to 27 while the second round is scheduled from November 25 to December 7.
Fresnedi vowed to support the campaign to end polio and ensure that Filipino children will receive proper vaccination to protect them from acquiring preventable diseases.