Paediatricians support polio drive

Virus could only be eradicated from the country through immunisation

Our Correspondent September 18, 2020


The Pakistan Pediatric Association (PPA) on Thursday extended its full support to the upcoming countrywide anti-polio vaccination drive. National Emergency Operations Centre (NECC) Coordinator Dr Rana Safdar chaired a meeting of paediatrics on Thursday. Medical practitioners from across the country participated in the meeting. Hailing the PPA, Dr Safdar said that the association has always played a major role in anti-polio campaigns. The PPA officials urged parents to allow their children to be vaccinated during the upcoming anti-polio drive starting from September 21. They said that the virus could only be eradicated from the country through immunisation.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 18th, 2020.


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