Govt committed to eradicate polio from country: Senate told


ISLAMABAD, MAR09 (APP), Minister for National Health Services,  Regulations and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar said the government was taking serious measures to eradicate polio from the country. Replying to a question in the Senate the minister said as part of such  efforts, a total of around 862 million doses of Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) were administered to all children under 5 years of age across Pakistan through the National (NIDs) and Sub-National (SNIDs) supplementary immunization activities conducted during the last three years.