The Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed to lunch a comprehensive 5-day anti-polio Campaign
Lahore, January 13, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed to lunch a comprehensive 5-day anti-polio Campaign throughout the province from 11th January. The Chief Minister, while directing the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioners to personally monitor the anti-polio drive, announced prizes for the districts on outstanding performance. More than 20 million children across the province will be administered polio vaccine for which 48,000 teams have been constituted. Corona SOPs will be strictly followed during the campaign. Masks and sanitizers have been distributed among the teams to protect them from the Covid-19.
Teams will be given full protection during the anti-polio campaign. Polio vaccine will be administered to the children as per set SOPs of WHO. Polio-free Pakistan is our mission and government is utilizing all possible resources to give our children a safe and healthy future, he added. Usman Buzdar stressed upon the parents to become a part of the government’s efforts to eradicate polio. He urged the need for close liaison between the concerned departments for the desirable results. Polio is a national challenge, which has to be overcome at any cost. Forging the data and statistics of the anti-polio campaign will not be tolerated, Usman Buzdar warned.
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Office of the Chief Minister of Punjab
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