Pulse Polio immunization programme held
Do Boond Zindagi Kay
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Apr 15: Children below 5 years of age were administered Pulse Polio drops across the Valley on Sunday.
Under the second phase of Pulse Polio immunization programme, the Minister for Health, Horticulture and Floriculture, Sham Lal today visited Kand Mohalla situated in Dal Lake, Batmaloo and Pampore SDH hospital and administered polio drops to the children, an official spokesman said.
He said the minister also visited Babademb slum area along with Chairperson of State Women’s Commission and MLA Habba Kadal constituency, Shamim Firdous and administered the plus polio drops to many children.
“Under the second phase of Pulse Polio Immunization programme, more than 9 lakh children below the age group of five years will be covered and for carrying successfully this programme in Kashmir Division. Nearly 5701 vaccination booths have been installed while 22796 team members have been entrusted this work. Besides, 302 mobile teams were engaged to conducting satisfactorily this programme,” the spokesman quoted Sharma as having said.
Meanwhile, the Health Minister during his visit to SDH, Pampore also inspected some wards and interacted with patients. He enquired about the medical facilities provided to patients.
The spokesman said the immunization programme was also successfully carried out in all the districts, including Pulwama, Islamabad (Anantnag), Kulgam, Shopian, Ganderbal, Budgam, Kupwara, and Bandipora, Leh and Kargil where respected Deputy Commissioners and Chief Medical Offices administered the pulse polio drops to the children.
Lastupdate on : Sun, 15 Apr 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 15 Apr 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Mon, 16 Apr 2012 00:00:00 IST
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