Anti-polio drive for IDPs children from July 5

Karachi: Executive District Officer (EDO) Health Karachi Dr Zafar Ejaz on Friday said three-day anti-polio drive to vaccinate children who had arrived in Karachi from North Waziristan would start from 05 July and continue till l0 7th July 2014.

He said families belonged to North Waziristan families were settled in different areas of Karachi and their relatives affected from ongoing operation had been shifted in these areas from North Waziristan for shelter. He said vaccination of such children was necessary.

He informed that three-day anti-polio campaign would begin from 05 July in 16 Union Councils of six different town including Baldia, Gadap, Landhi, Orangi and SITE. He said 61,000 children would be administrated polio vaccine in three-day drive. He said security would also be provided to polio volunteers.

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