Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Services Dr. Faisal Sultan has urged all parents to get their children vaccinated against all infectious diseases.
He was speaking at the opening ceremony of the World Immunization Week organized by the the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination and the Federal Expanded Programme on Immunization to commemorate the World Immunization Week (WIW) - 2021 with the theme ‘Vaccines bring us closer’.
Every year the WIW is celebrated in the last week of April aiming to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against infectious diseases.
“The world immunization week reminds all of us of our responsibility in taking action to bring the benefits of immunization to all.
Coordinator National Emergency Operations Centre Dr. Shahzad Baig said it is paramount that all eligible children are vaccinated against the 11 Vaccine-Preventable Diseases inclusive of Polio.