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Saturday, April 21st, 2018

Anti-polio drive begins in KP, FATA and GB on Monday


A three-day anti-polio campaign begins in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on Monday.

According to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department more than six point seven million children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops.

About twenty-six thousand teams have been constituted, which will visit door to door to ensure administering anti-polio drops to the children.

Polio teams will also be available at railway stations, bus stands and other public places to ensure administering anti-polio drops to each and every child.

Special security measures have been taken for security of polio teams.

A three-day anti-polio campaign also begins in Gilgit-Baltistan on Monday.

More than 238,000 children of five years will be administered anti polio vaccine.

For this purpose, 1400 teams have been constituted to administer anti-polio drops to children in Gilgit Baltistan.

Polio teams will also be available at in-coming and out-going points of all the districts to make the campaign successful.

Source: Radio Pakistan