Anti-polio campaign begins in KP, Balochistan

A three-day anti-polio campaign begins in twenty-seven districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan today.
According to Provincial Health Department, more than four million children below the age of five years will be administered anti-polio drops during the campaign.
Meanwhile, anti-polio vaccination drive also begins in Quetta and Pishin districts of Balochistan today.
According to Provincial Coordinator of Polio Emergency Operation Centre, Rashid Razzaq, anti-polio campaign in Naseerabad, Jaffarabad, Jhal Magsi and Sohbat Pur districts will be started from 28th of this month while in Qilla Abdullah district from 2nd of next month.
During the seven-day campaign, more than one million children will be administered anti-polio drops.
Over four thousand teams have been constituted for administering polio drops to the children at their doorsteps.
The government has devised comprehensive plan for security of the polio teams.

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