Anti-polio drive begins in KPK, 16 Balochistan districts

February 27, 2017
Published in Health, Pakistan

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PESHAWAR: A three-day anti-polio drive underway in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and sixteen districts of Balochistan.     

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, about eighteen thousand teams will take part in the campaign to administer anti-polio drops to more than five point six million children below the age of five years. Anti-polio drops will also be administered to children in seventy seven Afghan refugees and TDPs’ camps.

Strict security arrangements have been made for security of the polio teams across the province.

In Balochistan, more than 1.7 million children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio vaccination.

Three day anti-polio campaign also underway in Larkana division of Sindh during which 1.5 million children will be administered anti-polio drops. –APP/SAMAA


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