Karachi: Polio Eradication Campaign


In this 3 day polio eradication campaign, around 216,807 children up to 5 years would be provided the polio drops. According to EPI authorities, the 3 day polio eradication campaign, is starting from 27th January, in 11 sensitive UCs. High security measures have been taken and extremely tight security is being set for the safety of the volunteers. In light of the previous attacks on volunteers, these protective measures are not unprecedented. 1375 policeman and 173 rangers would be set on duty, whereas 883 Polio workers and supervisors will take part in this campaign. If the campaign goes on consistently, we will definitely see a positive result and soon polio will be eradicated from our country.

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