Massive anti-polio drive kicks off across the country

Karachi (HRNW) Pakistan is battling against Polio constantly. A nation-wide anti-polio campaign kicked-off today that aims to vaccinate 39.6 million children under the age of five years against the disease, reported Radio Pakistan. According to an official of the National Emergency Operations Centre, over 265,000 frontline polio workers are taking part in the campaign.

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza has requested all segments of society to join hands to eradicate polio virus from the country. “We have critically reviewed our performance during last campaign and worked with provincial and district teams for an even better preparedness for this nationwide vaccination drive,” he said.


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