ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s Focal Individual on Polio, Babar Bin Atta, on Friday introduced that the newest anti-polio vaccination marketing campaign was efficiently concluded in 46 districts throughout the nation, ARY Information reported.
The premier’s focal particular person, in his newest assertion right here at the moment, detailed that 7.1 million kids have been administered oral polio vaccine (OPV) through the marketing campaign, whereas, the dad and mom who have been in opposition to the anti-polio vaccination have been persuaded for its administration for the primary time.
Atta mentioned that the authorities are finishing up actions in opposition to the weather opposing the anti-polio vaccination.
Whereas elaborating the statistics, he mentioned the involved authorities have blocked 75 social media accounts which have been propagating in opposition to the polio vaccines.
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He additional praised the efforts of six deputy commissioners that confirmed excellent efficiency. Atta added that the deputy commissioners from Lahore, Peshawar, Swabi, Quetta, Nowshera and Hyderabad exhibited the most effective efficiency through the marketing campaign.
Earlier on August 26, a three-day anti-polio marketing campaign had been kicked-off in 46 districts of the nation.
Focal Individual to Prime Minister on polio eradication Babar Bin Atta mentioned as many 8.5 million kids beneath the age of 5 years will probably be administered anti-polio drops through the marketing campaign.
In line with Babar Bin Atta, the drive was initiated in 29 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 4 districts of Punjab and 6 districts of Sindh.
As many as 0.9 million children will probably be administered anti-polio drops in Balochistan as effectively, he added.
Over 4 thousand groups had been constituted for administering polio drops to the youngsters at their doorsteps.