PESHAWAR - In order to eradicate polio form FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a comprehensive Sehat ka Ittehad drive will start today (Monday).

It will be the third phase of the programme to be undertaken in 12 districts of the province and two tribal agencies. The vaccines against nine fatal diseases will be administered to the children under five years of age.

Over 3.4 million children would be vaccinated during the campaign in FATA and KP. Health Department has constituted 260 teams for administering drops to the children. In Peshawar, Sehat ka Ittehad Programme will continue for two days while it will continue for three days in 11 other districts.