Arrangements for upcoming three-day anti-polio campaign reviewed

Larkana: The Commissioner Larkana Division Syed Asif Hyder Shah presided over a high-level meeting at his office to review and discuss in detail the arrangements of 3 Day Anti Polio Campaign which is scheduled to be held from March 12, 2012 in Larkana Division also.

The Commissioner directed all he Deputy Commissioners and Health Officers of the Division that all out efforts should be made to administrative the Anti Polio Drops to 0_5 Year children in the Anti Polio Campaign in National interest. He also urged upon them that monitoring system may be ensured besides the District and Taluka control rooms may also be activated in order to success the Anti Polio Campaign.

The Commissioner advised the parents, representative of NGOs that they should come forward and play their role to success the campaign without wasting any time. During the meeting the representative of UNICEF Dr. Shaukat briefed the Commissioner regarding the role of District management orientation of Polio and presented National Emergency Plan for Polio Eradication in the year 2012, he added that the National Emergency Action Plans and its Augmentation may be implemented with full force specially at union council level at each district of the Division.

During the meeting the DO Health Service Larkana Informed that in Larkana District 283540 children 0_5 years will be administered Anti Polio Drops to achieve the target, 680 teams have been formed out of which 572 Mobile teams, 72 fixed points, 36 transit teams were setup in order to provide Anti Polio Drops to the children at Hospitals, Bus Stands, Railway Stations and in the Bazaars of various towns of the District, besides in Shikarpur District the target 260000 was fixed in the 50 union councils of the district 523 mobile teams,66 fixed points were setup while in Kashmore @ Kandhkot District the target was fixed 151560 in 37 union councils, 423 mobiles teams, 26 fixed points, 73 transit teams were also setup.

Similarly in Kamber-Shahdadkot District 270000 target was fixed, 549 mobiles teams, 31 transit teams, 42 fixed points, 120 Incharge areas were setup in order to achieve the target in 40 union councils of the district. Besides in Jacobabad district 213000 children will be administered Anti Polio Drops in this regard 426 mobile teams, 86 transit teams, 40 fixed pointes were setup all the arrangements in this regard were completed to success the Anti Polio Campaign.

The Meeting was largely attended among the others by Deputy Commissioner Shikarpur Dr. Saeed Ahmed Mangnejo, Deputy Commissioner Jacobabad Sajid Jamal Abro, Deputy .Commissioner Kashmore @ Kandhkot Munawar Ali Mithani, Deputy Commissioner Kamber-Shahdadkot @ Kamber Agha Abdul Raheem Pathan, Additional Deputy Commissioner I Larkana Asadullah Abro, Additional Commissioner I Larkana Division Fayyaz Hussain Jatoi, Assistant Commissioner General Zulfiqar Qadri, representative of WHO,UNICEF large number of Doctors were present and gave their suitable suggestions to achieve the target in different districts of Larkana Division.

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