Country-wide anti-polio drive begins tomorrow

11 Feb, 2018 3:09 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A country-wide anti-polio campaign begins on Monday (today).

During the campaign, over 38 million children under five years of age will be administered polio drops.

They include 19.15 million children in Punjab, 8.7 million in Sindh, 5.7 million in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2.46 million in Balochistan, 1.03 million in FATA, 0.74 million in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, 0.237 million in Gilgit Baltistan and 0.313 million in Islamabad federal capital territory.

A total of 2,60,000 polio workers, including 191,000 mobile teams, 11,986 transit teams and 10,276 fixed teams will perform their duties during this campaign.



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