Anti-polio drive kicks off in Balochistan, KPK, Fata

March 20, 2017
Published in Health, Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Three-day anti-polio drive begins in twenty-nine districts of Balochistan, six districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA today.

In Balochistan, more than two point four million children up to five years of age would be administered anti-polio drops during the campaign.

In Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, the campaign will be carried out in Peshawar, Kohistan, Shangla, Battagram, Abbottabad and Mansehra districts.

More than two million children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops.

A three-day campaign against polio also begins in Gilgit and Diamer today.

Special security measures have been chalked out to ensure security of polio teams. –samaa/app

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