Ilam district has been declared a fully immunised district. The declaration was made after all the children up to 23 months of age in all 43 VDCs and three municipalities in the district were administered all immunisation services.
All the VDCs and municipalities became fully immunised within a year of commencement of the campaign to make the district fully immunised.
Bishnu Wasti of the District Health Office said that the district was declared a fully immunised zone after none of the child up to 23 months was found left to take any vaccine in course of monitoring.
Before this, five districts in the country have already been declared fully immunised zone.