MPs urged to help eradicate polio

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Our Correspondent
Peshawar

Speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani Saturday said that all the parliamentarians in Khyber Pakhtunkhaw (KP) Assembly would come up in polio eradication campaign to reject the propaganda spreading against polio drives.

In a video message, Speaker Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani said that the provincial government is taking stringing afoot under the presidentship of Chief Minister KP Mahmood Khan to wipe out polio from province.

He said that luckily no case of polio has been reported in 2021 KP, adding the campaign would be continued in future also to save our children from polio
Meanwhile, it is reported that the Deputy Commissioner, Multan Ali Shahzad inaugurated the five-day anti-polio drive by administering drops to a kid at district headquarters hospital here on Saturday.

Talking to media persons, DC said that the battle against polio has been reached in the final stage.

He said that the drive was being made more effective as training was imparted to all polio workers.

The 100 percent implementation would be ensured on micro plan which constituted to make the drive successful. He said that Assistant Commissioners would also monitor the polio drive.

Ali Shahzad informed that drops would be administered to over 7,50,000 kids under five years old across the district during the drive.

Meanwhile, it is reported that the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Muhammad Asghar Joiya Saturday inaugurated an anti-polio campaign by vaccinating children, at the Mother and Children Complex here.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Health Dr Muhammad Siddique, Medical Superintendent (MS) DHQ Hospital Dr Azhar Ameen also accompanied the DC.

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