Anti-polio Campaign Begins In Sukkur

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Anti-polio campaign begins in Sukkur

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th Nov, 2018 ) :A four-day anti-polio campaign has been launched here during which children under five years of age would be vaccinated across the district.

Deputy Commissioner Sukkur, Ghulam Murtaza Shaikh on Saturday inaugurated the anti-polio drive by administering anti-polio drops to children at Sodagran hospital.

Speaking on the occasion, he said strict measures would be put in place for the ongoing polio campaign which would continue till November 15.

He said the government in collaboration with its partner organizations was trying to reach out to every child below the age of five. He hoped the disease would be eradicated from the district soon.

The DC urged District Health Officer (DHO) Dr Abdul Sattar Mahar to keep close watch over the activities of the vaccination team.

Additional District Health Officer (ADHO) Dr Agha Samiullah, representatives of Rotary International, EPI and other concerned officials were also present.

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