Performance of polio drive reviewed


Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Ali on Friday presided over a meeting to review performance regarding an anti-polio drive started on Jan 16.

The week-long drive had been launched to administer polio drops to more than two million children under the age of five years in the provincial capital.

The additional deputy commissioners, assistant commissioners, officials of health department, Met-ropolitan Corporation Lahore (MCL) and others attended the meeting.

The meeting was briefed that around 398,530 chil-dren had been administered drops on the fourth day of the drive while total 1.66 million children were administered drops with vitamin-A supplement till date. It was worth mentioned here that Deputy Commissioner had inaugurated anti-polio drive by administering polio vaccine to children at the Mian Mir Hospital last week.