Anti-polio drive in 11 districts from today


City Reporter

Punjab will launch an anti-polio campaign in 11 districts from Monday, March 20, Punjab Minister for Primary and Secondary Healthcare Khawaja Imran Nazir said this here on Sunday.
He said that the campaign was part of case response to a polio case, reported in Lodhran and positive environmental samples in Multan.
The districts where campaign will be held are: Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, Khanewal, Lodhran, Toba Tek Singh, Vehari, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Multan and 37 union councils of Sahiwal.
Secretary Primary and Secondary Healthcare Ali Jan Khan said that over 5.9 million children under five years of age would be vaccinated during the campaign.