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QUETTA (Staff Report) – A three-day anti-polio drive has started in Balochistan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Gilgit-Baltistan, a statement said on Monday.

The Balochistan Health Coordinator Dr Saif-ur-Rehman said that during the three day campaign over 2.4 million children below the age of five year will be administered polio drops.

During the four days anti-polio campaign in Federally Administered Tribal Areas, more than 1,004,000 children below the age of five years will be administered anti-polio drops.

In Gilgit-Baltistan, 1400 teams have been constituted to make national immunization campaign a success.

The Health department has fixed a target of 217,000 children up to five years to administer anti polio drops.