Polio vaccination target achieved in Pindi district

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Rawalpindi

Health teams on Monday claimed to have achieved polio vaccination target set for the entire district under a five-day drive which concluded on March 12.
Talking to APP, District Health Officer (DHO), Dr Abdul Jabbar said over 811,000 children, below five years age, were administered anti-polio drops during the campaign launched in all tehsils and towns of the district.
He said vaccination of children who remained unattended during the campaign would continue at the transit points of the city.
Dr Abdul Jabbar informed that during the drive, polio drops were administered in 197 union councils of the district including the residential areas of gypsies. He said that 139 mobile health teams, 448 area incharges and 209 medical officers participated in the drive to complete the task of immunization.—APP