No polio case in Kurram Agency reported since 1999: Agency Surgeon

PARACHINAR: Agency Surgeon Kurram Agency Dr Moin Begium said Wednesday that due to effective anti polio and advocacy campaigns of the Government, no polio case has been reported from the agency since 1999 that was a great success.

Talking to media persons here, Dr Moin Begium said Kurram Agency has been made polio free, adding 124,345 kids are being vaccinated during the ongoing three days anti polio campaign in Kurram Agency.

She said role of lady health workers are very important for achievement this great success.

Dr. Moin urged tribal people to bring their kids to hospitals in case polio teams did not arrive at their homes.