5-day Anti-polio Drive Kicks Off In High Risk Areas

5-day anti-polio drive kicks off in high risk areas

RAWALPINDI, (Pakistan Point News - 25th july, 2016) :- A five-day anti-polio campaign kicked off in high risk areas of the district here on Monday to cover more than 250,000 children below five years of age, Executive District Officer (EDO) Health Dr Arshad Ali Sabir said. Under the drive, polio teams were being visiting 14 union councils of Rawalpindi city, six wards of Cantonment, seven union councils of Tehsil Taxila and eight union councils of rural areas in the city which have been declared high risk areas. He said staff deployed for the campaign has been issued special instructions and informed that no negligence in this regard would be tolerated. The EDO advised parents to come forward and play their role in ensuring vaccination of their children to eliminate the disease from society.