Published On: Tue, Jan 21st, 2014
Published in Category: District News

Anti-Polio Drive Begins In Balochistan

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QUETTA: Anti-Polio drive was launched across 32 districts of Balochistan here on Monday.

According to Health Dept officials, some 2.2 million children, including 4,00,000 in Quetta, will be given polio drops during the campaign, for which 896 teams have been formed.

A total of 96 transit and 95 fixed points have been set up to administer polio drops.

Officials said special security measures have been taken for the protection of anti-polio teams, with over 650 policemen, Levies and FC personnel deployed in Quetta only.