Anti-polio drive arrangements reviews

Shakeel Khan
SUKKUR:
A coordination meeting of all related departments, chaired by Deputy Commissioner (DC), Sukkur, Ahmed Ali Qureshi, reviewed the arrangements made in connection with upcoming anti-polio drive from 14th July to 17 July in the district including rural areas of Ghotki, a spokesman of the DC’s Office said here on Monday.
The meeting was attended by the focal person of polio eradication Altaf Soomro, Police officials, representatives of PPHI, WHO, educational institutions and officials of allied departments of the administration.
Addressing the participants of the meeting, Ahmed Ali Qureshi said that coordinated efforts are underway to eradicate the menace of polio once for all and all related departments are participating in the anti-polio drives and using all available resources to make the campaign more effective and successful.
He urged the polio teams to work with more commitment and dedication to achieve the 100 per cent results as being achieved in the previous anti-polio drives.
Focal Person gave a detailed briefing about the arrangements made for the upcoming anti-polio drive in the district. It was informed that comprehensive arrangements have been made in the Mirpur Mathelo twon and rural areas for administering anti-polio drops to the children in the upcoming campaign against polio.
The administration has also ensured participation of the citizens belonging to all walks of life.
The administration has urged the parents and citizens to get their children vaccinated against the polio and root out the crippling disease forever. The meeting also discussed the security arrangements for the polio teams.