RAWALPINDI Executive District Officer (EDO) Finance and Planning Saqib Manan said that some 6,55,874 children under 5 years of age would be administered polio drops during 3-day polio campaign to be started from November 16 to 18. In a bid to facilitate the masses, a Universal Help Line with toll free number 0800-12012 has also been set up and people could lodge a complaint on the said number in case of not reaching of polio team. Saqib Manan was addressing a meeting held at Commissioner Office on Wednesday to review the arrangements made by the departments concerned on the occasion of National Immunisation Day 2009. The meeting was attended by District Officer (DO) Health Dr Khalid Randhawa, officials of education, police, Civil Defense, Evacuee departments and many other NGOs as well. While addressing the meeting, EDO Finance and Planning Saqib said that it was our national responsibility to save the children from fatal virus of polio. He stressed all the departments concerned to play their pivotal role to make the polio campaign a success so that no child could deprive of polio drops. Keeping in view the deteriorating law and order situation in the country, police should provide security to the teams, which would set up their camps at bus stops and other places, he stressed. On the occasion, DO Health Dr Khalid Randhawa informed that at least 1661 teams would take part in the polio campaign moving door-to-door to administer drops to children. These teams would be supervised by 236 Area In charges and 52 Zonal Supervisors, he added. He said that to alert the people, health teams along with officials of Evacuee Department would make announcements in mosques on loudspeakers. Schoolteachers were also asked by the DO Health to create awareness among the children under 5 years of age during daily assemblies.