Poonch : Deputy Commissioner, Poonch, Inder Jeet launched the 3 Day intensified Pulse Polio Programme (IPPI) by administering Polio drops to children below 5 year at Raja Sukhdev Singh District Hospital.
Chief Medical Officer, Dr.G.A Malik, Medical Superintendent, Mushtaq Hussain Shah, District Programme Manager, Nighkat khwaja besides Doctors and Paramedical staff of the Health department were present.
The drive was simultaneously launched in all the subdivisions and 18 hard to reach areas of the district.
The DC informed that Polio Vaccine will be administered to 81836 children at 426 vaccination booths set up in the district. He further informed that 1704 workers and 84 supervisors besides ASHA and Anganwadi workers have been deputed for achieving 100% immunization target in the district.