Sunday, 19 Jan, 5.33 pm Hindusthan Samachar

64758 vaccinated on first day of Pulse Polio Programme in Poonch

Poonch, January 19 (HS): As many as 78,846 children will be vaccinated under Pulse Polio Programme in three days in Poonch, said CMO Poonch Dr. Ghulam Ali. He said 64,758 children were vaccinated under integrated Pulse Polio Programme on first day in Poonch District.

Dr. Ghulam Ali said Oral Polio Vaccine were administered to 64758 children in 426 vaccination booths set up in the district.

He further informed that 1704 workers have been deputed to these established booths besides 85 supervisors for ensuring absolute coverage. He said this time they started a new initiative and started eight mobile centres and 12 Transit Centres in the district.

He said many transit point have also been established at bus stands and religious places to cover children who may have skipped vaccination while in transit.

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