PESHAWAR - Under the directives of Directorate of Health Services FATA Secretariat, Polio Counters for Vaccination and Certification (PCVC) have been established at each agency headquarters hospital and offices of agency surgeons.
A hand out issued here by the Directorate of Information said the Medical superintendent (MS) and agency surgeons will remain responsible for establishment of polio counters which should be well visible with displayed banner.
Medical Superintendents and agency surgeons will also provide specimen signatures to the component authority for verification whenever needed along with that travellers will be administered polio drops followed by certificate duly signed by concerned MS and AS. A record data of travellers will be kept safe and confidential and only be shared after approval of respective MS and AS wherever required. Moreover, polio drops and certificate will be provided free of cost. The concerned administrations have also been asked to ensure wide coverage of polio counters in press and electronic media.