Country-wide Polio Eradication Campaign Kicks Off
Faizan Hashmi 1 month ago Mon 21st September 2020 | 09:50 AM
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st Sep, 2020 ) :A 5-day country-wide polio eradication campaign began on Monday (today) during which forty million children below five years age would be administered anti-polio vaccine across the country.
According to details, this was the first nationwide campaign in the country after its four-month suspension due COVID-19 outbreak.
The scope of this campaign was much larger and seeks to vaccinate all children under the age of five through door-to-door visits by almost 270,000 vaccinations all over the country, electronic channels reported.
The polio vaccinators have received a comprehensive training on how to vaccinate children safely within the COVID-19 context.