Lahore : Chief Executive Officer (Health) Dr. Yadullah has said that anti-polio campaign, which has been postponed in Lahore due to strike of dengue and polio workers, will be commenced from November 06. He said that strike has been over due to successful dialogue with the workers and all the workers will perform their duties as per routine.
He said that three-day campaign will be continued from November 06 to 09 and more than ten thousand workers will perform the duty.
Primary & Secondary Health Department and district government have formulated 4452 teams for this purpose, from which 348 teams will be deputed at bus stations, railway stations, entry and exit points of the city and basic health units, whereas 167 transit-teams will also perform their duties.
Presiding over the review meeting here today, he said that teams are being activated under a comprehensive plan in all the union councils of the city.
CEO appealed the citizens to administer anti-polio drops to very child of the age of five years.
Dr. Yadullah said that in case of any complaint people may contact the helpline 0800-0900 for any support. He stressed the workers to work more dedicatedly and action will be taken against the staff remaining absent or showing negligence during the anti-polio campaign.