ISLAMABAD - The Deputy Commissioner Islamabad on Tuesday in a meeting reviewed the progress of first day of the ongoing anti-polio drive in the rural areas of the Capital. The DC while chairing the meeting directed the vaccination teams to achieve the 100 per cent target by all means. Union council wise progress of polio teams reported on the first day of drive was reviewed in the meeting.

District Health Officer Islamabad, Dr. M. Azhar, told the chair that the vaccination teams administered anti- polio drops to as many as 30,810 children on the first day of drive on July 16 and that meant 95 per cent target had been met. He informed that 100 per cent target would be achieved successfully. Monitoring process has been further strengthened and was being made more effective with the participation of independent observers. He said that on 4th day of anti- polio drive; falling on July 19, catch-up activity would be conducted by the vaccination teams.  DCsaid that he would review the progress on daily basis during the on-going drive and directed the teams that a single child should not be missed.