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Anti polio campaign in FATA from Monday.

PESHAWAR:A three-day anti polio campaign in FATA will be started from Monday in which 1005,774 children will be vaccinated.

The Spokesman on Sunday said that total of 100,5774 children below the age of five years will be vaccinated with polio drops by 4368 teams, comprising 3987 mobile teams, 276 fixed teams and 105 transit teams.

EOC FATA Coordinator Muhammad Zubair Khan has emphasized to focus on vaccinating children moving to and from the polio reservoir areas and the persistently missed children.

He said EOC team has made remarkable progress in improving quality of anti-polio campaigns in FATA and field workers' tremendous efforts not only allowed to keep FATA polio free in 2017 but also achieving the unprecedented milestone of maintaining zero polio case status for past 18 months.

He said now our priority should be to keep FATA polio free and ensure eradication of polio in FATA.

FATA is without polio case for the last 18 months. Last polio case in FATA was reported on July 27, 2016 he said.

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Publication:Daily the Pak Banker (Lahore, Pakistan)
Date:Feb 11, 2018
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