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Polio immunisation booths to be set up at multiple metro stations in Delhi

The booths will set up at Sarai, NHPC Chowk, Bata Chowk, Old Faridabad, Escorts Mujesar, and Raja Nahar Singh (Ballabhgarh), among other stations, the DMRC said

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public health | polio | immunisation

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 



Immunisation, Polio, Vaccine, Children
National Immunisation Day (NID) commonly known as Pulse Polio Immunisation programme was launched in India in 1995, and is conducted twice in early part of each year.

Pulse booths will be set up at several stations on the Violet Line which can be availed by people during September 18-20, the DMRC said on Saturday.

The booths will set up at Sarai, NHPC Chowk, Bata Chowk, Old Faridabad, Escorts Mujesar, and Raja Nahar Singh (Ballabhgarh), among other stations, the DMRC said in a poster shared on Twitter.

"Pulse Booths will be set up at select metro stations of Violet Line for SNID round of Pulse Programme 2022-23 from 18-20 September 2022 from 09.00 AM to 04.00 PM," it said.

National Day (NID) commonly known as Pulse Polio Immunisation programme was launched in India in 1995, and is conducted twice in early part of each year.

Additionally, multiple rounds (at least two) of sub national immunisation day (SNID) have been conducted over the years in high-risk states or areas.

In these campaigns, children in the age group of 0-5 years are administered polio drops.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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First Published: Sat, September 17 2022. 12:37 IST

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