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Kashmir Development Foundation Vaccine Literacy Campaign event in Oxford in collaboration with the NHS

Birmingham: Kashmir Development Foundation in collaboration with the NHS is encouraging people to check their vaccination records. If there are any gaps, please book an appointment with your GP and complete your children and adults vaccination.

KDF has organised a Vaccine Literacy and community engagement event in Oxford. The city is home to diverse communities and the University of Oxford. One of the oldest university in the English speaking world with buildings in every style of English architecture since late Anglo-Saxon period. Sardar Aftab Khan Executive Director KDF, 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 an infection. If you have a young child and don’t know if they are up to date with their routine vaccinations, you can check their Personal Health Record (which is also known as the red book).

Similarly adults can check their records by contacting the GP practice, If you or your children have missed a vaccination, contact GP practice or call 111 and visit to book your vaccination appointment. KDF volunteers distributed over 200 information leaflets with essential information about children and adults vaccines in Pahari, Urdu and English language. They also signposted community members to information and help available from the NHS. On this occasion, Sardar Aftab Khan Executive Director Kashmir Development Foundation, Former Lord Mayor of Oxford Councillor Altaf Khan, County Councillor Roz Smith, Khalid Saifullah, Ashar Khan and others were also present there.

Report by S M Irfan Tahir Photojournalist / Member National Union of Journalists (NUJ) Great Britain.

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