Anti-Polio vaccination drive in Sindh to begin on Monday

KARACHI: A 3-day anti-Polio drive has been planned for Karachi and effected parts of Sindh starting Monday, November 10th 2014.

According to the Sindh Health Department’s Special Public Secretary, Dr. Khalid Sheikh, the drive will target 97 union councils of Karachi in the first phase during which 800,000 children will receive the immunization drops.

The 3-day drive aims to administer polio-vaccine drops to 3.5 million children in Sindh including Larkana, Sukkur, Hyderabad, Mirpur Khaas, Dadu and Noshero Feroz.

Security

According to Dr. Sheikh, special security arrangements will be made for the 3-day drive and steps are being taken to provide security to volunteers administering polio drops.