Health Hotline: Polio drops are a phone call away

More than 0.71 million children of up to 5 years were administered polio drops on the first day.


Ppi December 20, 2011

KARACHI: More than 0.71 million children of up to 5 years were administered polio drops on the first day of the polio eradication campaign, said Sindh Health Minister Dr Sagheer Ahmed. He urged the parents to make sure that their children get the drops. In case the polio team don’t reach any area the parents must call at 0800-12012. “Three-day polio eradication campaign is in full swing in nine towns of Karachi and 18 different districts of Sindh and we hope to get the target this time,” he said.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 21st, 2011.

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