DC appreciates performance of polio teams



As many as 13000 children up to the age of five years have been administered polio drops across the Khairpur district during first three days of the anti polio drive.

Chairing a meeting here on Friday, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Khairpur, Sharjeel Noor Channa said that teams of the Health department were active across the district.He directed the health teams to realize their responsibilities and visit door to door in the remote/rural areas and rain/flood affected areas throughout the district and administered the Oral Polio Drops to 0-5 year children in the district and to save the new generation from this crippling disease.

Deputy Commissioner Khairpur appreciated the performance of polio teams and directed the health officers to use all means of advertisement to convince the parents so that 100 percent of campaign targets could be achieved. On the other hand

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of, the Human Development Society (IGHDS), Dr Jameel Shakeel Ahmed on Friday distributed winter clothes, shoes and other relief items among the people of flood victims in the Mirwah taluka of Khairpur. The relief items included, Winter Jackets, Shoes, warm clothes, blankets,  Shawls and ration bags, clean drinking water, and heaters.

Speaking on the occasion, he said, the IGHDS believe in serving older people regardless of race and colour, adding that we would not leave our elders alone in this difficult time and would continue to help them as far as possible.  More than 600 ration bags, clean drinking water, 100 blankets, 100 FM radio sets, 100 heaters, warm clothes, medicines and other necessary items were distributed to the flood-affected older people.