896, 977 children to be administered anti-polio drops.


RAWALPINDI -- More than 896,000 children under five years of age would be received anti-polio drops during a five day drive which would commence in the entire district from November 11.

Talking to reporter,Incharge Anti-polio drive District Health Authority,Chaudary Muhammad Hussain said that 2181 polio teams would go door-to-door and administer polio drops to 896, 977 children less than five years of age.

He said staff deployed for the campaign has been issued special instructions and informed that no negligence in this regard would be tolerated.

Hussain said that 287 fixed centers and transit points have been designated for the purpose. Moreover, he added that 217 Union council Supervisors and 448 area incharges have also been deployed for it.

Sufficient quantity of vaccine is available, and no stone will be left unturned in our efforts...

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