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522,025 children to be administered polio vaccine

SIALKOT – As many as 522,025 children below five years would be administered anti-polio vaccine during a three-day national anti-polio campaign to be started in Sialkot district from March 7. Sialkot District Coordination Officer (DCO) Mujahid Sher Dil said this while presiding over a meeting. The DCO said 1,037 mobile teams, 130 stationed teams and 49 transit teams of Sialkot health department would cover all the four tehsils, Sialkot, Daska, Sambrial and Pasrur, to administer

Hospitals get hepatitis vaccine

Interferon injections and medicines for hepatitis C treatment were provided to government hospitals last week according to their treatment load, Punjab Health Secretary Fawad Hassan Fawad said on Thursday.
He said that since treatment of hepatitis C was very expensive and time-consuming, hospital administrations have been directed to ensure completion of a six-month treatment course of patients who were already under treatment.
Fawad said that approval has