Fresh round of anti-polio drive planned for Hyderabad - DC Meeting - Sindh Courier

Fresh round of anti-polio drive planned for Hyderabad

Health

Fresh round of anti-polio drive planned for Hyderabad - DC Meeting - Sindh CourierWeek-long polio drive will begin from 29th March; 328477 children will be administered polio drops

1030 LHWs, 1138 mobile teams, 120 fixed and 38 transit teams will take part in campaign; Deputy Commissioner Hyderabad reviews arrangements

Hyderabad: A fresh round of week-long anti-polio drive in Hyderabad district will begin from March 29. During the drive, which will continue till April 4, some 328477 children upto five years age will be administered polio drops.

During the campaign, 1030 lady health workers, 1138 mobile teams, 120 fixed and 38 transit teams will vaccinate the children against polio while 12 taluka supervisors, 83 UCMOs and 287 area in-charges will also be visiting different areas to supervise the campaign.

Fresh round of anti-polio drive planned for Hyderabad - DC Meeting - Sindh Courier-1Deputy Commissioner Hyderabad Fuad Ghaffar Soomro held a meeting with concerned officials of health and other departments at Shahbaz Hall on Thursday to review the arrangements for anti-polio drive.

Mr. Soomro directed the concerned officers to adopt effective strategy and make every effort to achieve 100% results from anti-polio campaign.

Deputy Commissioner categorically said that any kind of negligence during the anti-polio campaign would not be tolerated. He lauded the efforts and cooperation of Police and Rangers in the past campaigns and expressed his hope that they would play their effective role in monitoring and protecting the anti-polio drive teams during the next campaign as well.

Dr. Dilip briefed the Deputy Commissioner about the arrangements made so far.

The District Health Officer Muhammad Juman, Additional Deputy Commissioner Qaim Akbar Namai, Kazim Jatoi, Dr. Jamshed, Dr. Bismah and other concerned officers attended the meeting. (PR)

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