Eradication of polio among topmost priorities of govt: CS.


PESHAWAR -- Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Dr Kazim Niaz Monday said that eradication of polio virus was our collective responsibility and all available resources will be utilized to achieve this goal.

Eradication of Polio virus, he said was among the topmost priorities of the incumbent government adding the role of divisional and deputy commissioners was of prime importance in this regard.

He was presiding over a high-level meeting of Provincial Anti-Polio Task Force here, which was attended by secretaries concerned, divisional commissioners, deputy commissioners, high-ups of Emergency Operation Centers from Islamabad and Peshawar and representatives of UNICEF and World Health Organization (WHO). Chairperson Provincial Standing Committee on Health, Dr Sumara Shams...

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