Pulse polio campaign on January 19
Collector Archana Patnaik has directed the government officials to ensure 100 per cent coverage during the first phase of pulse polio campaign on January 19. Chairing an inter-departmental review meeting on Wednesday, she said that all children under the age of five should be administered polio drops. She also called for conducting awareness programmes across the district. Mobile medical teams have been constituted to conduct these awareness programmes. The Collector also appealed to the residents of Coimbatore to take part in the campaign.
G. Latha, Commissioner, Coimbatore Corporation, S. Somasundaram, Deputy Director of Health Services, Anitha Moses, Joint Director, Medical and Rural Services, Tha. Murugan, Additional Director, District Rural Development Agency (DRDA), and other Government officials took part in the meeting.