Three-day polio drive starts today  

7,48,988 children below under the age of five year will be administered anti-polio vaccine drops


APP February 12, 2018
7,48,988 children below under the age of five years are expected to be administered with anti-polio drops. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

MUZAFFARABAD: A three-day anti polio vaccination campaign in Azad Jammu and Kashmir begins from today (Monday) during which 7,48,988 children below under the age of five year will be administered anti-polio vaccine drops, said Health Services Director General Dr. Muhammad Bashir Chaudhary on Sunday. Dr Chaudhary said 2,177 special teams have constituted to administer anti polio drops door to door throughout the ten districts of Azad Kashmir besides setting up of 412 fixed centres in the different areas and establishing 149 transit points for travelers.

 

Published in The Express Tribune, February 12th, 2018.

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