Three day National pulse polio round begins here today at District Kapurthala. Civil Surgeon Dr.JasmeetBawa inaugurated the camps at civil hospital and near Mani Mahesh mandir. She also inaugurated the camp at SDH SultanpurLodhi&MohallaDeewana at sultanpurLodhi. She also supervised several booths in slum areas of Kapurthala. Civil surgeon Dr.JasmeetBawa said that 590 booths were set up across the district and these were manned by about 1968 team membersfor three day campaign (i.e from jan. 19 to 21 jan. ) She further added that special attention has been paid to high risk areas such as slums, brick – klins, construction sites so that no child is left out. On the remaining two days (20 jan and 21 jan) teams of health department will go door to door to administer polio drops.In SdhPhagwara MLA B.S Dhaliwal inaugurated the camp. IMA & ROTARY CLUB fully supported the pulse polio campaign . Dio Dr. Asha Mangatsaid that total 83194 children between the age group of 0-5 years would be administered pulse polio drops during the three day campaign . On the occasion Acs Dr. Ramesh KumariBanga, IMA President Dr. MadhusudanSangar, Dr. Surjit Kaur, Dr. Sarabjeetsingh, Dr. RanbirKaushal, Dr. BaldevsinghMomi, Dr. Sandeep Dhawan, Dr. Rajeev Bhagat, Dr. Sonia, Dr. AmitojMultani, VijayKalia were also present on the occasion.
TOTAL CHILDREN COVERED IN BOOTHS – 38444
IN TRANSIT POINTS – 1691
TOTAL CHILDREN COVERED - 40135