Polio eradication workers are performing a national service
I highly appreciate the hard work done by Provincial Chief Secretaries and Deputy Commissioners for Polio eradication”, said the Prime Minister while addressing a meeting to review arrangements for upcoming Polio eradication campaign.
The Prime Minister also appreciated the efforts made by workers of Polio Eradications teams who reach out to children in far-flung and hard areas of the Country. He said that these workers are performing a national service and deserve special appreciation.
The Prime Minister directed SAPM on Health Services to come up with a rewards’ plan for best performing polio workers.
The Prime Minister emphasized that low-transmission season is a crucial stage and we all have to act against Polio with “Killer instincts”. He directed the Provincial Chief Secretaries and Deputy Commissioners to sustain the Polio Eradication drive with the same vigor and focus.
The Prime Minister directed the district governments to take responsibility to initiate deterrent legal action in cases of harassment or attacks on Polio workers.