Anti-Polio drive commences today


KARACHI: Sub-National Immunization days for polio will be commenced from 7 to 10 October in Karachi where 10, 16,499 children under five year age will be administrated polio vaccine.

The campaign will be held in 80 Union Councils (UCs) in the six districts of Karachi where 2795 mobile teams 2795 will take part in the campaign.

During the campaign, 153,548 children in Central district, 219,143 children in Malir district, 4,72,927 children in district West, 7,965 children in district South, 55,719 children in Korangi district while 1,07,197 children in district East would be administered polio drops.

Following this, campaign will be held from 12 to 15 October in 14 districts and 644 UCs of interior Sindh with a target of 40,53,238 children under 5.

During this campaign, Hyderabad, Larkana, Dadu, Jamshoro, Sanghar, Sukkur, Ghotki, Shikarpur, Jacobabad, Kashmore, Naushehro Feroz, Shaheed Benazirabad, Khairpur and Kambar will be covered during the drive.