A five-day nationwide polio eradication advertising and marketing marketing campaign begins on Monday all through which 40 million children beneath 5 years of age could be administered anti-polio vaccine all through the nation.
This is the first nationwide advertising and marketing marketing campaign throughout the nation after its four-month suspension because of the novel Coronavirus outbreak.
The scope of this advertising and marketing marketing campaign seeks to vaccinate all children under the age of 5 by means of door-to-door visits by almost 270,000 polio employees in every single place within the nation.
The polio employees has acquired full teaching on strategies to vaccinate children safely by minimizing the specter of COVID-19 pandemic.
The polio eradication program has put strict measures in place for all staff following the federal authorities’s set tips about Coronavirus precautionary measures.
Earlier, one different polio case had been reported in Balochistan, taking the provincial tally of situations to 19.
Moreover, the second province-wide polio advertising and marketing marketing campaign drive is all set to start out in Sindh from within the current day.
The advertising and marketing marketing campaign was inaugurated by the Sindh Health Minister Dr. Azra Fazl Pechuho.
Addressing the inauguration ceremony, she acknowledged the advertising and marketing marketing campaign could be carried out from September 21 to September 27 by the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC).
The polio drive could be carried out in all the 29 districts of the province.
The drive will cowl round 9.15 million children under the age of 5 years, who could be administered the oral polio vaccine, the minister acknowledged.
She moreover added that 2.2 million children could be vaccinated in Karachi alone.