Over 3.4m children to be vaccinated against polio


Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Shahzad Khan Bangash on Monday launched anti-polio drive in 19 districts of the province by administering polio drops to children here at Sifat Ghayyur Children Hospital.

As many as 3,456,000 children under the age of five will be vaccinated against polio from January 24 to January 30, 2022.

Deputy Commissioner Peshawar, DMS Sifat Ghayyur Children’s Hospital, representatives of WHO, UNICEF, Health Department and other donor agencies were also present on the occasion.

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