District: Anti polio vaccine drive starts in Sialkot today

Sialkot: As many as 6000 nomad children (under the five years of age) have been given the anti polio vaccine in Sialkot district while more than 571297 children under the age of five years would be given the anti polio vaccine, during the three-day long national anti polio vaccination campaign.

Sialkot DCO Iftikhar Ali Sahu told media persons that 1032 teams were going door to door, 130 fixed teams at hospitals, BHUs and RHCs, 55 transit teams at Lorry Addas, bus stops and eight roaming teams were administrating the polio vaccine drops to the children in Sialkot district’s all the four Sialkot , Daska, Sambrial and Pasrur tehsils here, he added.

DCO revealed that 126 Special Monitoring Officers and 215 Areas Supervisors were monitoring this anti polio vaccination campaign directly at union council level in Sialkot district, as the district administration had also established the Polio Control Rooms at all the Sialkot , Daska, Sambrial and Pasrur tehsils of Sialkot district.

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