Anti-polio campaign to start from Monday in 29 Balochistan districts

Quetta

Coordinator Emergency Operation Center Balochistan Syed Faisal Ahmad has on Friday said that a three day polio immunization campaign is set to kick off from 20th of March across 29 districts of Balochistan to ensure each children is immunized against the crippling virus.
Coordinator Emergency Operation Center Balochistan Syed Faisal Ahmad and Balochistan’s religious scholars held a press briefing in Quetta about the scheduled campaign, saying that the campaign would cover all the districts except Ziarat where arrangements have been made to commence the campaign on 27th March.
He further added that security arrangements in this regards have also been finalized, adding that three days polio campaign would commence in 29 districts of Balochistan, in which 2428547 children till age five would be administered immunization drops. During the campaign, he further added, 9532 teams will participate, in which 8079 mobile teams, 810 fixed sites and 643 transit points are included.—APP

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