Countrywide anti-polio campaign begins
ISLAMABAD: A three-day anti-polio campaign began across the country on Monday (today) to administer anti-polio and Vitamin-A drops to children under five years of age.
In Punjab, more than 45, 000 teams have been constituted for the three-day campaign.
The anti-polio drive also began in all six districts of Karachi. Around 2.3 million children under five years of age will be administered polio drops along with Vitamin-A supplement.
In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, more than 6.6 million children will be administered anti-polio drops during the three-day campaign.
In Balochistan, about 9, 000 mobile teams have been constituted to administer anti-polio and Vitamin-A drops to 2.5 million children during the three-day campaign.
In Azad Jammu and Kashmir, more than 711,000 children will be administered anti-polio vaccine and Vitamin-A drops during the four-day anti-polio campaign.