More Than 700,000 Himachal Children To Get Polio Drops

by VR Sreeraman on  January 5, 2013 at 6:48 PM Indian Health News
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Himachal Pradesh to launch polio immunization drive which will cover more than 700,000 children, an official said.
 More Than 700,000 Himachal Children To Get Polio Drops
More Than 700,000 Himachal Children To Get Polio Drops

More than 5,850 booths, each catering to a population of 125, would be set up for the pulse polio immunization campaign to be carried out Jan 20 and Feb 24, Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, Ali R. Rizvi said in a statement.

He said residents of even snow-bound areas would be covered.

Special booths would be set up in forest and remote areas too for the children of Gaddi and Gujjar tribes, Rizvi added.

Source: IANS

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