DC reviews preparations for upcoming of anti-polio campaign


Commissioner Peshawar Division, Muhammad Zubair here Wednesday chaired a meeting to review preparation for upcoming anti-polio campaign that was scheduled to start from March 3 to March 9.
The meeting was attended by deputy commissioners of all five districts of Peshawar Division, Khyber and Mohmand, District Police Officers, District Health Officers and representatives of local governments.
The meeting discussed and reviewed the preparations and finalized plan to achieve target of anti-polio campaign. The meeting also directed foolproof security arrangements for polio workers.
Chairing the meeting, Commissioner Peshawar Division directs district administrations to furnish report of the campaign on daily basis and take action against those who neglect their duties. He also expressed pleasure over compliance of parents in Mohmand district who once refused vaccination to their children.
He also directed deputy commissioners to monitor the campaign under micro plan and utilization of available resources to achieve desired targets. He also directed to start awareness campaign from February 29 and said that elders and ulema should be engaged to placate refusing parents.