Anti-polio drive in KP, FATA & Balochistan begins

Peshawar/Quetta

Anti Polio campaign will be started in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA and Balochistan tomorrow (Monday).
Sources of Provincial Health Department in Peshawar and Quetta said that more than six point six million children upto five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops during the campaign. In nineteen districts of Balochistan, more than one million children upto five year of age will be administered anti-polio drops.
Polio teams will also be available at railway stations, bus stands and public places to ensure administering anti-polio drops to every child. Special security measures have been taken to ensure security of polio teams, which I the past had been targeted by anti drive elements.
A Three days anti-polio vaccination campaign would be start from Monday 17 under the supervision and security provided by political agents, commissioners and law enforcing agencies.—APP

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