SUKKUR: Deputy Commissioner Ghotki Muhammad Tahir Watto has issued directives to ensure marking on doors and fingers of kids vaccinated during anti-polio drives to minimise chances of missed children.
Describing elimination of polio from Pakistan as top most priority of the government, he said teams must avoid fabrications while preparing reports and insert real figures.
He was presiding over the meeting of District Polio Eradication Committee (DPEC) held in his office here on Friday, which was attended by Assistant Commissioners (ACs), Health Officers (HOs) and other relevant officials.
The DC said that three-day anti-polio drive will start from November 10 in district Ghotki, for which all arrangements have been finalised.
Appreciating cooperation and support of district police, the DC mentioned their role to convince chronic refusals cases and getting their under five-year age children vaccinated by polio workers.
He urged the officers of the district health department to make all out efforts for eradication of polio from the District.