– Vaccinators to go door to door on 19th and 20th January : Dr. Ajay Bagga
Hoshiarpur: The Health Department of Hoshiarpur under the National Campaign of Polio fed polio drops to the children of 0 to 5 years of age. The campaign was inaugurated by the Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Hoshiarpur, Mrs. Anindita Mitra. Civil Surgeon Dr. Surjit Singh was also present on this occasion.
District Immunization Officer, Dr. Ajay Bagga informed that 786 booths were set up at different locations in the whole district. He said that 12 mobile teams were also formed to the feed the polio drops to the children within the age group of 0 to 5 years of age.
He said that the polio drops were given to 1,67,814 children in the whole district. He further said that 1,33,643 children were from rural areas and 34,171 children were urban areas of Hoshiarpur district.
He informed that 3144 vaccinators and 164 supervisors were deployed for this campaign.
Dr. Ajay Bagga informed that on 19th and 20th January, 2015 the vaccinators would go door to door in all the houses of the district to feed the polio drops to the children who were not able to get the vaccine today.