Polio campaign started in 128 districts of Pakistan


ISLAMABAD, October 26 (online): Polio campaign has been started in 128 districts of Pakistan.
Anti-Polio drops will be given to more than 30 million children. According to National Coordinator for Polio Program the anti-Polio drops will be given to children less than 5 years of age.
210000 front line workers are participating in the campaign. The Anti-Polio campaign will take place in 33 districts of Punjab, 33 districts of Balochistan, 41 districts of Sindh, 8 districts of GilgitBaltistan, 10 Districts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 1 district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
According to officials, the workers will follow Corona SOP’s while running the campaign. 5 days will be for Polio vaccination whereas 2 days will be catching up days. The target has been set of giving Anti-Polio drops to 2500000 children in Balochistan. The Polio campaign has also been started in Gujrat, district of Punjab. The target has been set to give Anti-Polio drops to 441000 children.