Three-day Anti Polio Drive To Commence From Sept 26

Three-day anti polio drive to commence from Sept 26

DERA GHAZI KHAN, (Pakistan Point News - APP -17th Sept,2016) : Three-day anti polio campaign will start from September 26, in which 580,683 children of under five years of age will be administered anti polio drops. Presiding over a meeting regarding anti-polio drive on Saturday, DCO Nadeem-ur-Rehman directed polio teams to ensure 100 per cent target during polio drive. He said 1451 polio teams had been constituted including 1304 mobile, 60 transport and 87 fixed teams whilch would perform duty.

He said special focus would be on gypsies tents during the drive, adding the polio teams would administer drops to register kids and ask about guest children. The meeting was told that latest cell-phone sets would be given to polio teams and the teams would inform the concerned departments through online by focusing the current situation. It was told that 879 gypsies tents had been registered during last drive while vacciantion was also administered to 4402 kids.