Polio drive to vaccinate 146,904 children from Sept 29

MATIARI: Deputy Commissioner of Matiari Fayyaz Hussain Abbassi has informed that 146,904 children will be administered polio drops during the three-day immunisation campaign starting September 29.

According to a press release issued by Sindh Information Department here Friday, the DC chaired a meeting with the concerned officials at his office.

He said as many as 8,000 of these children under the age of 5 years live in the riverbed areas.

“The district has been running a successful polio campaign for the last 13 years,” he said.

Abbassi informed that 20 in-charge doctors at the union council levels, 72 area in-charge doctors and 22 lady doctors would supervise the campaign.

The DC directed the officials to ensure that the children from the riverbed areas were not left off during the drive.

Additional DC Naseer Narejo, Assistant Commissioner Hala Sanaullah,District Health Officer and other officials attended the meeting.

Source: APP