A five-day polio campaign has started in Tank district in which as many as 76042 children would be vaccinated against the crippling disease.
Deputy Commissioner Tank Arshad Qayum Burki, DHO Dr Shair Khan, DPO Waqar Ahamad and Commanding Officer 25 Sind Regiment officially launched the polio campaign by giving polio drops to the children in the District Polio Control Room DC Office Tank here on Monday.
510 polio teams have been constituted to administer polio drops to the children and formally announced the polio campaign which started from February 21 to February 25.
Deputy Commissioner Arshad Qayum Burki said that the Pak Army, FC South and local police would provide full support during the polio campaign.
DHO Dr Shair Khan said that eradication of polio is the responsibility of every citizen. He urged parents to support the government and administer polio drop to their children to save them from permanent disability.
76042 children to be vaccinated in Tank