Monday, November 28
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Polio: (Anti-polio campaign begins in KP, Punjab, Karachi)

ISLAMABAD:A three-day anti-polio campaign is in progress in sixteen districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

According to Provincial Health Department, the districts include Peshawar, Charsadda, Mardan, Nowshera, Bannu, Karak, Tank, Lakki Marwat, Dera Ismail Khan, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, South and North Waziristan districts.

More than three point five million children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops. About fourteen thousand teams have been constituted which will visit door-to-door to ensure administering anti-polio drops to the children.

Polio teams will also be available at railway stations, bus stands, Afghan refugees camps and other public places to ensure administering anti-polio drops to each and every child.

Meanwhile, five-day anti polio drive also began in three districts of Punjab on Monday.

During the campaign nearly 1.7 million children less than five years of age will be administered anti-polio vaccine. A six-day anti-polio campaign also commences in 174 union councils of Karachi on Monday.