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

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…

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Anti-polio drive begins in KPK, 16 Balochistan districts

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…

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Punjab government to distribute smartphones

To successfully pull off anti-polio campaign in Punjab, the workers will be furnished with smartphones for an upcoming drive beginning from October 24 in the province. Watch more in Muhammed Ali Jarh from Lahore.

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IGP orders beefed-up security for Karachi anti-polio drive

KARACHI: The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Sindh, A.D. Khawaja, on Saturday called for beefing up security during the anti-polio drive in the metropolis commencing from July 25. A spokesman of the Sindh Police said that the IGP issued directives that foolproof security measures be undertaken for the occasion. He said that the IGP further…

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Good neighbours ease fears in Pakistan polio fight

KARACHI: In a rundown district of Karachi, Rabia balks at a neighbour’s proposal to vaccinate her children, demonstrating one of the biggest hurdles to eradicating polio in Pakistan by the end of the year: confused and frightened parents. Rabia, perplexed and surrounded by children in her modest two-room home, voices fears the vaccine to the…

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Anti-polio drives in Balochistan, KP, FATA from Monday

ISLAMABAD: A three-day polio eradication campaign will begin in Balochistan and KPK where around two million five hundred thousand children will be administered polio drops. Spokesman of polio emergency center told Radio Pakistan, Over two million children in Balochistan while more than fifty five hundred thousand children will be covered in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. All arrangements…

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Governor launches anti-polio drive in Karachi

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan launched a four-day anti-polio campaign in the metropolitan city by administering the vaccine to a child. On the occasion Karachi Commissioner was also present. The anti-polio drive would continue till February 18. 2.1 million children would be administered anti-polio vaccine. Meanwhile, anti-polio drive also began in fifteen districts…

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