PESHAWAR - A three-day special anti-polio campaign Wednesday kicked off in six districts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. About 1.5 million children would be vaccinated.

Talking to media persons here, Dr Jan Baz Afridi, Deputy Director EPI Programme KPK said that the campaign has been started in Bannu, DI Khan, Kohat, Lakki Marwat, Peshawar and Tank districts and will continue till Friday. He said 4343 teams, including 404 fixed, 3678 mobile and 261 transits teams have been formed to administer door-to-door anti-polio vaccine to children. The teams would be assisted by volunteers, lady health workers and officials of national building departments.

The Deputy Commissioners have been asked to monitor the campaigns in their respective districts. He said 1.5 million children would be vaccinated in these districts.