Divisional polio task force meeting held

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A meeting of the Divisional Task Force for Polio was held here on Saturday with Commissioner Rasheed Ahmed Zardari in the chair.

Addressing the meeting, the commissioner said effective anti-polio campaigns could eradicate the menace of polio and for this purpose officials of health department and polio teams should discharge their duty wholeheartedly to achieve vaccination target within the stipulated time.

He said that new polio cases had still been reported from Pakistan and presence of polio virus in big cities of the country was alarming. Commissioner asked health and other relevant departments and social welfare organizations for a full-fledged struggle to end the polio and its roots to save the future generations from lifelong disability.

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