Special Secretary chairs crucial meeting on WPV1 polio case


PESHAWAR: Special Secretary Health for Polio Eradication and Coordinator EOC (Emergency Operations Centre), Abdul Basit, presided over a crucial meeting focused on the investigation and linkages of the WPV1 polio case in District Orakzai here on Monday. In the course of the meeting, Acting PPO WHO, Dr. Jahangir Khan delivered an extensive presentation outlining the overall vaccination landscape in Orakzai. The participants engaged in a thorough discussion regarding the background of the recent polio case and explored various strategies to prevent further spread of the virus. The meeting boasted the presence of key figures, including Deputy Coordinator EOC, DHOs from Orakzai, Hangu, and Kohat, Team Lead WHO, Team Lead NSTOP, members of the EOC Core Team, and other pertinent officials. APP