Muscat, Sultanate of Oman: 26 September 2017:
In support of the second phase of National Measles Immunisation Campaign launched by the Ministry of Health, Suhail Bahwan Group organised a free measles vaccination camp for its employees at its Headquarters Al Rawaq building, Al Qurum.
Large number of employees belonging to various companies under the Suhail Bahwan Group and their dependents in the age group of 20 to 35 years visited the camp and got their vaccination administered by officials from the Ministry of Health, Wattaya Health Centre, Muscat.
The management and staff of Suhail Bahwan Group thanked Ministry of Health for extending this opportunity to the Group's employees and praised the Government for the proactive healthcare measures.
The measles virus is highly contagious and airborne disease which spreads easily through coughs and sneezes of those infected. Measles can lead to life-threatening complications, such as pneumonia and inflammation of the brain (encephalitis) and other complications. A preventive dose of measles injection will protect people from getting infected by such diseases.