Three-day anti-polio campaign commences
In Sindh, around 5.5 million children under-five years of age will be vaccinated.
ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – A three-day anti-polio campaign begins across Sindh and selected districts of Punjab and Balochistan from today.
In Sindh, around 5.5 million children under-five years of age will be vaccinated against polio virus during the campaign.
The campaign will continue for a week in all six districts of Karachi while it will end on Thursday in the remaining districts of the province.
In Punjab, the anti-polio drive begins in seven sensitive districts of the province, including Lahore, Multan, DG Khan, Rawalpindi, Mianwali, Bhakkar and Sheikhupura.
According to Polio Program Incharge Salman Ghani, over four point three million children will be administered anti-polio vaccine during the campaign.
In Balochistan, more than 1.3 million children up to five years of age would be administered anti-polio vaccine in thirteen districts during three-day anti-polio campaign.