Four-day anti-polio drive announced
ISLAMABAD: Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister for Well being Dr Faisal Sultan has introduced a four-day anti-polio drive.
The Particular Assistant for Well being has introduced that anti-polio drops might be administered in 128 districts from Monday, October 26 to October 31.
He appealed to the dad and mom to provide anti-polio drops to kids under 5 years of age in each marketing campaign as we will do away with polio solely by uniting.
Alternatively, a gathering was held below the chairmanship of Punjab Well being Minister Dr. Yasmeen Rashid on the Chief Secretary’s Workplace relating to the polio marketing campaign ranging from Monday.
The assembly was knowledgeable that the anti-polio drive in Punjab would proceed from October 26 to October 31, throughout which a goal of vaccinating 19.four million kids as much as the age of 5 years has been set.
As well as, on the event of World Polio Day, Asifa Bhutto Zardari launched her message on the social networking web site Twitter.
“Pakistan has come a great distance in its combat in opposition to polio. I salute the polio entrance line employees and girl well being employees,” he wrote.
Asifa Bhutto wrote that “the final two years have seen a rise in polio instances as soon as once more. Mother and father ought to vaccinate their kids in opposition to polio each time and make the nation polio free”.