Arrow Web Hospital - Keeping Kenya Polio Free

Arrow Web Hospital expects to vaccinate 1500 children from May 23rd-May 27th.

In April, the hospital vaccinated 470 children, but for this second round of vaccinations, the hospital is expecting to vaccinate around 1500 total children under the age of 5 years as part of Kenya's campaign to "Keeping Kenya Polio Free."

Polio is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus that lives in the human intestines. It can also be found in human feces. The virus is primarily spread by contact with the feces of an infected person-such as when changing diapers. It can also be spread through contaminated food and water in areas where there are poor sanitation systems. Once the virus enters the body, it multiplies in the throat and intestines. It travels through the bloodstream and infects the brain and spinal cord. Paralysis occurs because of this attack on the nervous system, destroying the nerves that send messages from the brain and muscles. Vaccination is the best way to prevent polio, but once infected there is no cure.

Help "Keep Kenya Polio Free" by bringing your children, or telling others to bring their children to be vaccinated. The hospital vaccinated 218 children on day 1. Here are some pictures of those impacted by our efforts.

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Hi Jennifer
we have just finished day two by vaccinating 701 children both from the hospital and from our outreach team which is also going round to the community by doing door to door vaccinations they have vaccinated about 456 children through outreach.
so in the hospital for day two we vaccinated 245 and outreach team 456 come to total number 701.
and we hope the number will come up by tomorrow.
Warm regard
Bram

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Hi Neighbour
I just want you to know that when we started vaccination our target was that will only vaccinated 1500 children in three days but am happy by the end of yesterday we have been vaccinated 1,976 children at both in the hospital and through our outreach team.

am so greaty.That the government of kenya was full sponsor of all progress for vaccinations thanks to the government.
All the best
Bram

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Hi Bram

I am impressed, thats a lot of kids! Bet you guys are all pretty tired now :)

Mary

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Hi Mary
Thanks not so tied we was hoping to help more children's as we can
Bram

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