KP govt to launch special anti-polio drive from Nov 15

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Anti-Polio campaign underway in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has announced to launch a special anti-polio drive from November 15.
The speaker of the provincial assembly has urged all members to ensure participation and promotion of the anti-polio drive to make it a successful one.
Speaker provincial assembly, Mushtaq Ghani asked the politicians to lend their support to the cause and save the future generation from the crippling disease.
Earlier on November 7, Special Assistant on National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza revealed that over 5.9 million children under the age of five years were administered anti-polio vaccine during this month.
He said that the vaccination drive was held across 25 districts of Punjab, Balochistan and Sindh provinces.
In a tweet today, he commended the efforts of polio teams and the support of the parents and community members to achieve the target.

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