Vaccines protect children from harmful infectious diseases: PMA
MUZAFFARGARH – Vaccine for all contagious diseases was being provided uninterruptedly at all health units of the district, spokesman of Punjab Medical Association said on Saturday.
In connection to this, mobile teams of Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) were present at almost all union councils of Muzaffargarh, said Maqbool Alam in a statement here.
Moreover, he said that children below and five years of age were regularly given polio drops at all EPI fixed centres and concerned UCs. He said and added that according to a third party review, ratio of polio vaccination in the district remained up to 99 percent while routine vaccination to local population had reached to 98 percent. He told that the vaccines protect children from harmful infectious diseases and condemned negative propaganda against contiguous diseases on social media and termed it as ‘criminal negligence’ and ‘irresponsible act’.
BAR ASSOCIATION DEMANDS DUALIZATION OF MUZAFFARGARH-ALIPUR ROAD TO AVOID ACCIDENTS
Tehsil Bar Association Alipur demanded of the Punjab government to ensure dualisation of Muzaffargarh-Alipur road as the heavy traffic flow was causing accidents on daily basis. President Bar Association Malik Abdul Hakeem and General Secretary Jam Muhammad Danish talking to APP expressed concern over death of Shaista Bibi (17), a student of Class 10th, in road mishap on Friday. They stated that Muzaffargarh-Alipur road had become very dangerous as many accidents had been reported on daily basis which had caused many deaths and also rendered many people injured and handicapped.
They suggested dualisation of the road as the only solution to the problem. They appealed Punjab government to pay attention on prior basis. However, they also announced a full day’s strike in support of their demand.