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Successful Conclusion of a 5-Day Polio Campaign in Leepa Valley Despite Harsh Winter Conditions

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LEEPA VALLEY: (Azadi Times) In an exemplary effort, the recently concluded 5-day polio vaccination campaign in Valley Leepa showcased unwavering determination and commitment from the local polio workers.

Despite the biting cold, these workers successfully completed the campaign, achieving a 100% target in three union councils of Tehsil Leepa.

Over the past five years, the vaccination drive has reached a total of 5,760 children under the age of five in Tehsil Leepa.

A total of 42 teams, including 7 Area In-charges and 3 UCMOs, were deployed for the administration of polio drops. Despite the winter challenges, the teams were resolute in their mission to ensure that no child remains deprived of the polio vaccine.

Dr. Tahir Rahim Mughal, DHQ Jhelum Valley, acknowledged the difficulties posed by the severe cold but praised the relentless efforts of the polio workers.

He emphasized that the goal was to prevent any child from being denied the polio vaccine, and the community’s wholehearted cooperation contributed significantly to the success of the campaign.

On this occasion, District Health Officer (DHO) Jhelum Valley extended heartfelt congratulations to the polio workers, recognizing their dedication and hard work that led to the successful completion of the campaign despite the challenging winter conditions.

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