Anti-polio drive facilities reviewed in Nasirabad

QUETTA: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Nasirabad, Zafar Ali Muhammad Shahi chaired a meeting to review measures of anti-polio campaign which would start February 7 to till 21.

District Health Officer Abdul Manan Lakai, Medical Superintendent (MS) Civil Hospital Dr, Ayaz Jamali, Senior Dr. Abdul Ghafar Solongi, Dr. Yasin Dajli, Dr. Manzoor Ahmed Abro, Malik Faqir Muhammad and local administration attended the meeting, said press release issued here on Wednesday.

The DC was briefed about arrangement steps of upcoming anti polio drive in the meeting. DC was also informed in meeting that over 149655 children would be administered anti-polio drops across district for which 367 mobile, 30 transit point, 36 fixed centers and 178 female teams were formed to ensure administering of anti- polio to children under five years during five days of drive.

DC Zafar Ali said positive steps would be taken to make successful anti polio campaign to eliminate menace of polio diseases from the areas and directed relevant official to accelerate monitoring process of polio to achieve targets of drive in the areas.

He also directed administrations of government run schools to cooperate with polio teams to administer anti-polio drops to children and urged parents to play their key role to make successful drive and to save their children from crippling diseases in the area.