AHMEDPUR EAST- During a three-day anti-polio campaign starting on May 23, about 597,000 children would be administered drops in district Bahawalpur.

A meeting was held to finalise the arrangements for the campaign. The meeting was chaired by DOC Amjad Bashir, with participation of EDO Health Dr Shahid Khaliq, Dr Shahid Iqbal Baig, Dr Zakir, assistant commissioners, DSP Qasim and officers of other departments.

During the meeting, EDO Shahid Khaliq said out of 1,344 total teams, 1062 teams would be designated as mobile teams while 150 Teams would fixed at Bahawal Victoria Hospital, all tehsil headquarters hospitals, basic health units and health centres in the district.

He further said that 144 teams would remain to administer polio drops to the children of the passengers at bus stands, railway stations and toll plazas