Mon. Oct 21st, 2019

Special anti-polio drive begins in Gilgit, Diamer


GILGIT: Ten-day special immunization campaign against polio begun in Gilgit and Diamer on Wednesday.

With two new cases confirmed on September 17 in KPK, the total number of confirmed polio cases in Pakistan has reached 64 this year.

The Gilgit-Baltistan Health Department has fixed a target of one lac forty six thousand children up to five years to administer anti polio drops and vaccine.

Three hundred and seventy teams have been deputed in both districts to make drive success.

District Heath officer, Gilgit Dr. Mumtaz Ahmed has appealed parents to cooperate with medical team to make success the drive.

Courtesy: Radio Paksitan

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