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Nationwide Anti-Polio Drive

408399-Polio-1342332209-149-640x480Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Saturday released This summer 2012 anti-polio campaign. He began the 3-day drive from this summer 16-18 by giving anti-polio vaccine to 6 children in the Civil Dispensary, Shung. He was supported by Minister for Water and Energy Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar, Special Assistant to PM on Polio Eradication Begum Shahnaz Wazir Ali and Pakistan Baitul Maal Chairman Zamurd Khan.The This summer 2012 anti-polio drive will target over 34 million children across the nation, with particular concentrate on 5.12 million minors in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and also the Government Given Tribal Areas (FATA). Ashraf stated he was personally monitoring the implementation of augmented emergency response action to manage polio. He stated the us government had lately launched some Rs 35.15 million for strengthening union councils’ polio eradication committees in the rate of Rs 10,000 per union council for every campaign.