5 day anti-polio drive formally launched in Abbottabad


Deputy Commissioner Abbottabad Tariq Salam Marwat on Saturday said that all parents must give polio drops to their 5-year-old children during the 5-day anti-polio campaign starting from August 22.

He expressed these views while speaking on the formal inauguration of the polio campaign which would be launched from 22nd to 26th August 2022, Tariq Salam Marwat administered polio drops to the children and finger marked them.

During the campaign, more than 233,000 children of district Abbottabad under the age of 5 years will be vaccinated against polio. A total of 1,316 teams have been formed for the purpose. The DC directed to complete the campaign preparations and stressed that all measures should be taken to make the drive a success.

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