Deputy Commissioner oversees polio eradication campaign

Deputy Commissioner oversees polio eradication campaign
PESHAWAR, Oct 02 (APP):Deputy Commissioner of Peshawar, Afzal Wazir on Monday supervised the polio eradication teams in various areas while convincing reluctant parents to administer polio drops to their children.
Under the supervision of the provincial government, a seven-day polio eradication campaign is underway in the district.
The Deputy Commissioner visited Naseer Bagh Road, Regi, Hayatabad, Peshatkhara and other areas to oversee the polio eradication campaign. After meeting with hesitant parents and persuading them, he administered polio drops to children.
Administrative officers in their respective areas also supervised polio eradication teams and convinced reluctant parents to administer polio drops to their children.
During the polio eradication campaign in Peshawar, a total of 901,985 children will be administered polio drops, for which 2,496 teams have been formed, and their security has also been ensured.
Deputy Commissioner Peshawar, appealed to parents to ensure the administration of polio drops to their children to protect them from permanent disability.
 He also urged the parents to cooperate with polio teams to help in complete eradication of the polio virus from Peshawar.
He emphasized that it was our collective responsibility to work towards the eradication of polio and it was only through our joint efforts that polio can be eliminated.
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