Anti-polio drive to start from January 16

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The three-day polio prevention campaign will start on January 16 and continue till January 18, 2023, in which more than 799,000 children under 5 years of age will be vaccinated. To review the arrangements for the anti-polio drive, a meeting was held under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Bahawalpur Zahid Parvez Waraich at his office.

The DC said that no child should be left unvaccinated. He urged the members of the anti-polio teams to perform their duties with zeal and dedication during this campaign. He said that effective monitoring should be done to evaluate the performance of polio teams in the field.

The DC reviewed the arrangements made for the polio prevention campaign. He directed that all the concerned persons should perform their duties properly during the campaign.

In the meeting, District Health Officer Dr Khalid Mahmood Arain said that the polio prevention campaign will continue from January 16 to January 18, 2023.