Himachal launches pulse polio immunisation campaign
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Last Updated: Sunday, January 10, 2010, 18:40
  
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal on Sunday launched another round of pulse polio immunisation campaign by administering polio drops to infants up to the age of five years.

Around 7.17 lakh children would be administered pulse polio drops through 5,855 booths established all over the state in the first phase of the campaign, Dhumal said after flagging off the mobile pulse polio van from a regional hospital here, an official statement said.

He said 24,451 trained personnel have been deployed to man the booths and hold a door-to-door campaign with 93 mobile vans and 86 transit teams, it said.

PTI


First Published: Sunday, January 10, 2010, 18:40


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