Five-day Anti-polio Drive Kicks Off In Sialkot District
Five-day national anti-polio drive began in Sialkot here on Monday
SIALKOT, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 20th Sep, 2021 ) :A five-day national anti-polio drive began in Sialkot here on Monday.
During the campaign, 555,996 children under the age of five years would get anti-polio jabs while vitamin-A dose was given to children aged six months to five years to boost their immunity.
Deputy Commissioner said as many as 1941 mobile teams would visit door-to-door,133 fixed teams at Primary and rural health centers, dispensaries and hospitals, while 69 transit and roaming teams will give anti-polio vaccination to the children at different places in Sialkot district.
He said that in order to make the anti-polio campaign successful, the teams of the health department would ensure that no child would be deprived of the polio vaccine during the campaign.