Polio campaign to start from 20th March at Shikarpur

Saturday 11 March 2017 2 months ago 73   Shikarpur   Print

DC Shikarpur in meeting on polio campaign

Report  Web desk : SHIKARPUR: A special eight days campaign on title to reduce polio virus is going to start in Shikarpur district on 20th to 28th March of this month. This was said by Deputy Commissioner Shikarpur Syed Hassan Raza during a meeting held at Darbar Hall at Deputy Commissioner Office, here on Saturday. Kazi Khursheed Ahmed, the District Health Officer Shikarpur, informed the meeting that this is an important campaign to reduce polio virus from district during the campaign 172000 children would be administered anti polio-virus vaccine across district. Dr Suhail Ahmed, the representative of World Health Organization [WHO], said that the campaign would play it is an important role in the district. While one of the participants, highlighted security reservations in Shabirabad union council of Khanpur tehsil of district Shikarpur, where security threats are present. The Deputy Commissioner Shikarpur assured to meeting participants that issues would be resolved and special security measures would be taken where needed, accordingly. 02