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‘Pulse Polio Campaign successfully held across JK’

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Srinagar: Pulse Polio Campaign 2021 was successfully held across the UT of Jammu & Kashmir with total achievement of 1940767 children from the age group of 0-5yrs (100% achievement), reads a communiqué issued by DIPR-JK.

“IPPI 2021 was inaugurated by Atal Dulloo, Financial Commissioner, Health & Medical Education Department at Govt. Hospital Sarwal Jammu on 31st January 2021,” reads the communiqué.

“On the first day 1667763 (87%) children were covered in both activity while as 1859326 (97%) children were covered on the 2nd day House to House activity. On the 3rd and final day a total 1940767 children were covered with 100% achievement in the UT of Jammu & Kashmir,” the communiqué said.

The communiqué further said: “In Kashmir Division 1049874 Children were administered Polio vaccine in most far flung and snow bound areas like Gurez, Tulail Machil, Tangdar, Keran, Karna, etc, vaccines were made available in such hard to reach areas in advance.”

“At Jammu Division 890893 Children were covered with 100% achievement in most far flung areas like Paddar, Dachin, Madwah, Gol etc,” it said.

“Total No. of 42836 vaccinators were deployed in 10709 booths across UT of Jammu & Kashmir for Successful conduct of Pulse Polio Campaign 2021,” it added.

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