As many as 717,694 children under the age of 5 years will be administered anti-Polio drops in the district during the anti-polio drive starting from November 30 in Bahawalpur. Deputy Commissioner Bahawalpur Muzaffar Khan Sial reviewed the arrangements for 3 days campaign.
Focal Person Dr Zaki Ali briefed Deputy Commissioner that the teams will visit schools to administer anti-polio drops and ensure that no child is left out. He told that 1770 teams have been constituted for the campaign which included 1464 mobile teams, 167 fixed teams and 133 transit teams. 5 special teams have been formed to administer anti-polio vaccines to children residing in the Cholistan, at river banks and of gipsies.