MULTAN: Sub National Immunization Day (SNID) campaign against polio has entered second day as children upto five year age are being vaccinated in 60 union councils of the district.
Deputy District Health Officer (DDHO) headquarter,Dr Habib-ur-Rehman told this news agency on Tuesday that the teams would visit high risk population areas during the campaign. He added that all the children in these areas including nomads,brick kiln workers and those hailing from pushtoon families would also be included.
“We will administer the drops to every single children even the guests at anyone’s home during the campaign in the high risk population areas”, Dr Habib informed. He stated that it was not a National Campaign Day (NID) which is meant for the entire country.
He said that among 60 UCs of the districts some UCs of Jalapur and Shujabad were also included where anti-polio drops would be administered.
“We would go for catch-up on fourth and fifth day during the campaign to weed out this crippling disease from the country”,Dr Habib said.