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Health minister visits slums to monitor anti-polio campaign

ISLAMABAD: Minister for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar went door-to-door in Kachi Abadis (slum areas) in the outskirts of Islamabad to personally monitor the anti-polio campaign on second day of the three day nation-wide polio campaign. The minister was accompanied by Prime Minister’s Focal Person for Polio Eradication Ayesha Raza Farooq and senior officers. She went inside households in slum areas and spent time with mothers inquiring if their children had been vaccinated by the polio teams. She…