OUR STAFF REPORTER SAHIWAL - The Health Department in collaboration with Unicef is observing the Mother & Child Health Week from November 21 to 26 in Sahiwal to minimise mortality rate among women and infants. During the week lady, health workers would administer precautionary vaccine to pregnant mothers and children below the age of two years, while pills to for stomach problem would also be given to the children, EDO (Health) Dr Syed Sohail Ahmad said while addressing a press conference in his office. The EDO further said that the lady health workers would mobilise women about precautionary measures in their respective areas on daily basis to check any dangerous signs during pregnancy including pneumonia and diarrhoea. He added that vaccination would be administered to the 11,867 children and pills for eradication of stomach worm will also be given to the 178,010 children. Besides, he said, injections would be administered to 67,000 women. On the occasion, National Programme District Coordinator Nusrat Iqbal said that 72 area in-charges and 7 district supervisors have been appointed to supervise the drive. He also called upon the media and notables to cooperate with department to make this campaign successful.