countrywide anti-polio campaign begins today


A national campaign to manage anti-polio drops to kids beneath five years of age started out on Monday.

country wide Coordinator of Polio Eradication Programme Dr Rana Safdar told Radio Pakistan Islamabad that the anti-polio pressure will target 39 million youngsters in all 4 provinces, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

As many as 42,307 mobile teams will administer the polio vaccine to kids, Punjab fitness Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid stated.

The provincial health minister said that strict action may be taken against the officials who display negligence at some point of the force.

A comprehensive recognition marketing campaign had already been started out for the duration of Punjab, consisting of Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad.

Strict commands had been issued that no toddler beneath 5 years of age have to be left with out administering polio vaccine at some point of the marketing campaign.


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