DC inaugurates anti-polio drive

Bahawalpur

Deputy Commissioner Bahawalpur Muhammad Ayoub Khan has inaugurated anti-polio campaign by administering anti-polio drops to a kid at Civil Hospital here Saturday. Chief Executive Officer District Health Authority Bahawalpur Dr Fayyaz Anwar, District Coordinator Polio Program Dr Zakir and other officers were also present at the occasion.
Door to door campaign will start from August 6 in which total of 187,392 children under the age of 5 years would be administered anti-Polio drops in three tehsils of Bahawalpur district. Some 981 personnel will perform duties in 467 teams including 313 mobile teams, 74 fixed teams and 73 transit teams. Seven more teams will perform duties at main markets of the city. Out of total, 124, 145 children would be given anti-polio vaccines in Bahawalpur City, 20,938 in Bahawalpur Sadar and 42,309 in Ahmadpur East.—APP

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