Anti-polio campaign to immunize 0.3m children


Like other parts of the province the district health department Hyderabad launched a three-day anti polio drive throughout the district on Monday. Under special attention of the government, all resources were being utilized to make the campaign success, the District focal person on polio Dr. Masood Jaffary informed APP.
He informed that the health department has planned to administer polio drops to 330848 children of under five years age through 635 mobile vaccination teams as well as 86 fixed and 72 transit points of Hyderabad City, Latifabad, Qasimabad and Hyderabad Rural talukas of the district.
Dr. Masood said that necessary staff have also been deputed to administer anti polio vaccine to the children at public places including railway station, bus stands and markets.—APP

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