Jhagra calls for efforts to wipe out polio

Staff Reporter

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Health Taimur Saleem Jhagra Friday called for coordinated efforts by all line departments in the province to protect children from crippling polio disease and make the regions polio free.

He was presiding over a meeting of Provincial Polio Eradication Task Force (PTF) along with the Chief Secretary Dr Kazim Niaz.

Coordinator National Emergency Operations Center Dr Shahzad Baig, Commissioners of all divisions along with relevant officials from Health department were also present on the occasion.

He stressed the need for carrying out anti-polio campaigns in the province to stop virus transmission.

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