The anti-polio campaign in Pakistan starts today, focusing on eliminating the notorious virus from the country, Pakistan’s government has started the anti-polio campaign across the country starting from various cities.
Punjab has started the campaign with over 48000 teams across the districts to initiate5-day campaign targeting children up to 5 years of age.
In Karachi,188 union councils will be utilized to cater 2.4 million children during the 5-day vaccination campaign.
The government is to conduct a 3-day campaign in KPK, during the campaign roughly5.9 million children will be administered for polio vaccination.
In Baluchistan, there would be 5-day campaign and 3-day campaign to administer millions of children, the 5-day campaign will be conducted in Quetta, Killa Abdullah, and Pishin while 3-day campaign will be carried out in other districts of the province. During these campaigns, roughly 2.5 million children would be benefitted from the vaccination.
In Azad Jammu and Kashmir AJK, more than 0.7 million children up to 5 years would be given Polio vaccination during the campaign