Health: (Polio vaccination drive in Balochistan, G-B, FATA starts)

ISLAMABAD: An anti-polio drive in Balochistan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Gilgit-Baltistan began on Monday.

According to a report quoting the Balochistan’s Coordinator, Dr Saif-ur-Rehman, during the three day campaign over 2.4 million children below the age of five year will be administered polio drops.

During the four days anti-polio campaign in Federally Administered Tribal Areas, more than 1,004,000 children below the age of five years will be administered anti-polio drops.

In Gilgit-Baltistan, 1400 teams have been constituted to make national immunization campaign a success. The Health department has fixed a target of 217,000 children up to five years to administer anti polio drops.