A three-day anti-polio drive began in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, sixteen districts of Balochistan and Larkana division of Sindh on Monday.     

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, about eighteen thousand teams are taking part in the campaign to administer anti-polio drops to more than five point six million children below the age of five years. Anti polio drops will also be administered to children in seventy-seven Afghan refugees and TDPs' camps.

In Balochistan, more than 1.7 million children up to five years of age are being administered anti-polio vaccination.  

About 1.5 million children will also be administered anti-polio drops in Larkana division of Sindh.

Strict security measures have been adopted for safety of polio teams’ workers.

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