Bolton: Kashmir Development Foundation in collaboration with the NHS is encouraging people to be wise and Immunise as vaccination are our best protection.
The winter vaccine literacy campaign “Be Wise, immunise” to encourage the members of British Kashmiri, South Asian and other diverse communities to get their flu and COVID-19 vaccines and to reduce the risk of serious illness in colder months. Kashmir Development Foundation has organised a Vaccine Literacy and community engagement event outside the Makkah Mosque & Community Centre, Bolton.
Sardar Aftab Khan Executive Director Kashmir Development Foundation, provided essential information about Vaccines and how they work to the members of British Kashmiri, South Asian and other members of the communities. Getting vaccinated can help to stop the spread of flu and COVID-19. You can contact your GP practice or visit www.nhs.uk/vaccinations to book your vaccination appointment.
KDF volunteers distributed over 500 information leaflets with essential information about Flu and Covid-19 vaccines in Pahari, Urdu and English language. They also signposted community members to information and help available from the NHS on this occasion.
Yasmin Qureshi MP for Bolton South East, Mayor of Bolton Councillor Mohammed Ayub, Councillor Amjid Khan Rumworth ward, Saidzada Noor Hussain, Chairman Kashmir Development Foundation UK, Javed Akhtar Director Kashmir Development Foundation UK, Religious Scholar Allama Mohammed Nizam u Din Misbahi Al Qadri, Mohammed Fiaz Butt Advocate, Mohammed Azam Committee member Makkah Mosque & Community Centre, Bolton, Mohammed Umair Zahoor and others were also present there.
Report by S M Irfan Tahir Photojournalist / Member National Union of Journalists (NUJ) Great Britain.