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Three days anti-polio drive postponed in Balochistan.

QUETTA -- Polio campaign in Balochistan Monday was postponed for a week after the boycott of Union Council (UC) medical officers on non-payment of dues.

According to details, the medical officers of UC-37 have boycotted the three day anti-polio drive which was to be initiated from Monday in the province.

Earlier, the doctors while doing a press conference demanded immediate payment of dues but no step was taken in this regard on which they refused to commence the anti-polio drive.

Besides this the owners of the vehicles used for polio workers transportation has also been not paid.

More than 4 lac children under five years of age were to be inoculated polio drops during the campaign.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:May 19, 2015
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