The Health Department with municipal authorities on Sunday successfully conducted the second phase of administering pulse polio drops for children below five years in the State. The drive was inaugurated by Health Minister, Dr. C Laxma Reddy at Urban Primary Health Centre (UPHC) in Afzal Sagar.
Close to five lakh children in Hyderabad and 36 lakh children throughout the State were expected to get pulse polio drops administered on the first day of the immunisation drive. On the occasion, the Health Minister appreciated the efforts of 95,500 personnel from various departments for participating in the immunisation drive and making it a success. The first phase of the polio drops administration was taken up on January 28.