Pregnant women to be vaccinated from June 09

The Health Ministery of Sri Lanka has decided to begin vaccinating pregnant women around the country starting 09 June.

The decision was made by a request forwarded to the Sri Lanka College Of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (SLCOG), the association stated.

SLCOG President, consultant physician Pradeep De Silva says that they expect to complete the vaccination program of pregnant women within a month.

Vaccinations will begin at the Castle Street hospital for women and will later continue the vaccination drive from the Piliyandala MOH area.