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One day polio eradication campaign to be held on April 27

Karachi, April 25, 2014 (PPI-OT): Metropolitan Commissioner KMC Samiuddin Siddiqui has said that the one day polio eradication campaign will be held on Sunday 27 April in Gulshan Iqbal and Gadap Town and in this connection all concerned departments were already coordinated.

He said this while chairing a meeting to review the arrangements of eradication of polio campaign. The meeting was attended by the Secretary Eradication of Polio Dr. Shakeel Nusrat, Town Health Officer Gulshan Iqbal Dr. Anjum Ali, representative of World Health Organization and other officers.

He said children up to the age of five years will be vaccinated during the campaign and a total of 634 teams and 134 supervisors will take part in this work during which areas of Pehalwan Goth, Metroville Colony, Gulzar-e-Hijri, Safoora Goth, Cantonment Board Faisal and Sohrab Goth will be covered.

Strict security arrangements were made for this campaign and heavy contingent of police will be deployed in all areas and rangers officials will also be available for their help.

For more information, contact:
Administrator Secretariat
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +9221 9923 2400 -01
Fax: +9221 9923 2406
Email: administrator@karachicity.gov.pk

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