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Polio vaccination drive begins in KP, Fata today

ISLAMABAD: The government has initiated a five-day anti-polio campaign in Punjab and three-day anti-polio drive in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir from today. This polio vaccination drive is started with an aim to reach 38.7 million children under the age of 5. Dr. Rana Mohammad Safdar, the national coordinator for polio eradication, says that some 260,000 polio workers will take part in the campaign. He says authorities hope a similar campaign will soon be launched in the tribal regions.…

Countrywide three-day anti polio campaign begins today

ISLAMABAD: A three-day countrywide anti-polio campaign has launched today (Monday) in various districts of all provinces of the country, ARY News reported. Sources of provincial health departments told state radio that six million children up to five years of age in Khyber Pakthunkhwa will be administered anti-polio drops during the campaign and over one million children under age of five would be immunized in Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) against the polio decease. In 36 districts of Punjab province,…

Meera becomes ambassador of anti-polio campaign

KARACHI: Actress Meera has become a brand ambassador for anti-polio campaign in the country and has vowed to rid the country from the virus, ARY News reports. Meera appealed the mothers and sisters of the country to help her immunize children from polio. She confessed that she is a medical student as well and is taking classes in the United States. The actress stressed on the importance of education as well.