DC Larkana visits villages to monitor anti-polio drive

Fawad Maqsood December 11, 2018

LARKANA: Deputy Commissioner Larkana Muhammad Noman Siddique along with Additional Deputy Commissioner-II Larkana and District Health Officer Larkana Tuesday visited various villages of Larkana, Dokri and Bakrani Taluka to monitor the four-day anti-polio campaign, which started on Monday.

During the visit, the Deputy Commissioner was briefed that the officials of the Health Department with the assistance of WHO and UNICEF have set up 895 teams, which are visiting, door-to-door to administrate anti-polio drops to 0-5 year’s children in Larkana district.

The DC Larkana urged parents, teachers, representative of NGOs and the members of community to come forward and play their role to the success of the anti-polio campaign.

He said in order to monitor the Anti Polio Campaign at district and taluka level, control rooms have already been set up.

The DC also visited various bus-stops and witnessed that the children in buses are being given anti-polio drops.

Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2018

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