DHA conducts polio eradication campaign

Karachi, December 23, 2016 (PPI-OT):Polio in Pakistan still remains an endemic viral infection that continues to circulate and infect children; keeping every child vulnerable to great danger. Polio literally constitutes a national emergency which needs to be eradicated at all levels and in all forms and manifestations. DHA Karachi aware of its social corporate responsibility and committed to the welfare and wellbeing of the community conducted a determined polio eradication campaign from 19th Dec to 22nd Dec in Defence area under arrangements of doctors and paramedical staff of DHA Medical Centre with great zeal and enthusiasm.

DHA Polio Teams visited DHA schools and homes of DHA residents under elaborate protection provided by DHA Vigilance staff and administered polio drops to children under 5 years of age. The mass vaccination campaign was successfully conducted with the aim to eradicate the menace of polio from the country in true letter and spirit. DHA keeps conducting such campaigns regularly to achieve the cherished goal of elimination of the polio virus from the country in totality.

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