All association for the anti-polio marketing campaign within the nation and coaching of the polio staff are put in place. The polio staff have been requested to observe COVID-19-related SOPs through the marketing campaign.
Coordinator Anti-Polio Programme, Dr Shehzad Baig stated that greater than 40 million youngsters are to be administered anti-polio drops and vitamin A drops. He urged the mother and father of the kids to cooperate within the drive to avoid wasting the way forward for their youngsters.
Dr Baig stated Pakistan has not reported a single case of the crippling illness within the final seven months.
The anti-polio drive is already underway in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) from September 17.
Earlier this yr within the month of July, Prime Minister Imran Khan had expressed the hope that Pakistan would grow to be polio-free the following yr.
Taking to Twitter, Prime Minister Khan had stated InshaAllah we might eradicate polio fully within the coming yr.
He had stated he spoke with Invoice Gates, Co-Chair of the Invoice & Melinda Gates Basis, final night time and thanked him for the assistance his Basis has supplied for polio eradication in Pakistan.