ADC-I Larkana Presides EPI Committee's Meeting

ADC-I Larkana presides EPI Committee's meeting

LARKANA, Jan 07(Pakistan Point News - APP - 07th Jan, 2017 ) :- The Additional Deputy Commissioner-I Larkana, Asghar Ali Joya has urged the officers of the Health Department, elected representatives, NGOs, teachers, scouts, students and social workers to play their active role in administering the anti-polio drops to the children, aged 5 years, during the anti-polio campaign starting from January 16-19. He said this while presiding over a meeting of District EPI &Polio Eradication Committee, here at his office.

He urged the health department officials to ensure visit of mobile teams to remote and katcha area and ensure that no child from among the targeted age group is left out and deprived of anti-polio drops, said a statement here Saturday. ADC Larkana assured that all teams would be provided with transport, security facility and needed assistance to maintain cold chain. He said collective efforts were required for success of the anti-polio campaign adding that all the line-departments must also cooperate with the health department.

He also said this is a national cause and it is the responsibility of Anti-Polio teams to ensure remote areas of the district, so that no child is left from Anti Polio Drop. On the occasion President LCCI, Assistant Commissioner Larkana Dr. Masood Ahmed Bhutto, Representative of UNICEF Dr. Abdul Sattar Shaikh, NGOs, Revenue Officers, education Officers were present. APP/msb/msk/rn