As mother, stress on immunization for child’s healthy future: Madhuri

Mumbai (IANS) After lending support to ‘Set Beautiful Free’, Vivek Oberoi and Amruta Fadnavis’ initiative for a rehabilitation centre for girl children born to sex workers, Madhuri Dixit Nene pitched for awareness of routine immunization as a UNICEF celebrity advocate at the Radio4child awards.

The awards by the Radio Operators of India (ROI) honours radio jockeys for sensitizing public through creative messages on routine immunisation.

Looking elegant in a Payal Singhal saree, Madhuri thanked to RJs and radio stations for spreading the message.

“I appeal to RJs and Radio stations to give more space to critical issue of routine immunisation. Each child should get proper nutrition, upbringing, education and health care. I am honoured to be associated with cause of routine immunization to ensure healthy future for children,” she said at the function on Monday.

Asked if she was scared of injections, Madhuri, referring to her husband, said: “My husband is a doctor and I am not scared of injections.”

She also pointed out that as the mother of two sons, Arin and Raayan, she is very concerned about their health.

“As a mother, I am concerned about my children’s health. And I request everybody should take this routine immunization very seriously.”

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