More kids than set target given for polio vaccine


Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ali Annan Qamar has said that target of anti-polio drive was surpassed by administering vaccine to 103.97% children in Faisalabad.

Chairing a meeting here on Monday, he appreciated the performance of anti-polio teams and said that target of 1,536,770 children was fixed for week-long anti-polio campaign in the district, but the teams administered polio drops to 1,597,822 children up to the age of five years.

He also appreciated strenuous efforts of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) District Health Authority (DHA) Dr Kashif Mehmood Kamboh and District Health Officer (DHO) Dr Saqib Munir and said that they ensured strict implementation of micro-plan, which helped in surpassing the target of anti-polio drive.