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Countrywide Anti-Polio Campaign Begins Today

ISLAMABAD: Anti-polio campaign of varied duration begins across the country today to vaccinate 39.6 million children under the age of five years.

According to an official of National Emergency Operations Centre, over 265,000 frontline polio workers are taking part in the campaign.

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza has requested all segments of society to join hands to eradicate polio virus from the country.

Zafar Mirza said we have critically reviewed our performance during last campaign and worked with provincial and district teams for an even better preparedness for this nationwide vaccination drive.

He said we are committed to reach every last child with the essential anti-polio vaccine.