The three-day national vaccination campaign against polio begins in Gilgit-Baltistan. During the campaign more than 215,000 children up to five years will be administered polio drops in all seven districts of Gilgit Baltistan.
In a ceremony Minister for health Basharat Ullah said that every person in the area should play their role so that Gilgit Baltistan should be free from polio.
Control rooms are also being set up in all districts to monitor the drive. In Gilgit, a consciousness rally about polio would be organized on Monday in Konodas Gilgit in which people of the area and students will participate.
In this campaign 994 mobile teams have been made and teams will also at 340 government and private hospitals. The polio workers will also be present at various check posts in all the seven districts of G-B.