DC Reviews Arrangements For 5-day Anti Polio Drive
Muhammad Irfan 10 days ago Fri 14th February 2020 | 05:51 PM
The future of children could be prevented from permanent disability by ensuring the elimination of polio virus from the district
This was stated by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abrar Ahmed Jaffar on Friday while presiding over a meeting to finalize the arrangements for the five-day anti-polio campaign starting from February 17 in District Shaheed Benazirabad.
He hoped that officials and polio teams would show outstanding performance and would play their role in elimination of Polio. Briefing the meeting, District Health Officer Shaheed Benazirabad Dr. Moinuddin Sheikh and District Focal Person for Polio said that all arrangements were finalized for the five-day anti-polio campaign.
During this campaign a target of polio vaccination had been set at 3,72,248 children in all the tehsils the district. They said that in this regard 948 teams had been formed, which include 806 mobile, 53 Transit, 70 fixed and other teams.
The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner Junaid Hameed Samo, Additional Director Local Government Abdul Sattar Rathore, Information Officer Sher Mohammad Jamali, Assistant Commissioners of all Tehsils, Supervisors and officials of the departments of Police, education, Population, Social Welfare and other related departments.