Anti-polio Drive In Under Risk Areas From Aug 6

ISLAMABAD, Aug 5 (Muzaffargarh.City – 5th Aug, 2018 ) :A four-day anti-polio campaign will start in selected high-risk districts of Punjab and Sindh from tomorrow.

A spokesman of Punjab Health Department talking to Radio Pakistan said the campaign would be carried out in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, Faisalabad, Multan, Rahim Yar Khan and Bahawalpur Districts.

Meanwhile, Commissioner Sukkur division Manzoor Ali Shaikh chairing a Divisional Task Force for anti-polio meeting stressed for proper monitoring and security of polio teams at transit and entry points.

He appreciated the role of international partners in polio eradication, and said that he hoped that Pakistan would be a polio free country soon.

Appealing to parents to get their children vaccinated, he said parents should not take serious negative propaganda against polio drops and take part in the drive to stem-out the disease from the country.