Three-day anti-polio campaign begins in KP, FATA tomorrow

17 Dec, 2017 2:38 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A three-day anti-polio campaign begins in 17 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) tomorrow.

As per details, the districts where the campaign is starting include Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Tank, Peshawar, Nowshera, Charsadda, Mardan, Swabi, Swat, Malakand, Chitral, Dir Lower, Dir Upper and Afghan Refugees Camps.

During the campaign, five million children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops.

As many as 18000 teams have been constituted to visit door-to-door to ensure administering anti-polio drops to the children.

Polio teams will also be available at railway stations, bus stands, public places to ensure administering anti-polio drops to every child.

Tight security measures have been taken to ensure security of polio teams.



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