ISLAMABAD: An anti-polio campaign will start in selected high-risk districts of Punjab, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Monday.

A spokesman of Punjab Health Department said the campaign will be carried out in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, Faisalabad, Multan, Rahim Yar Khan and Bahawalpur Districts.

Besides, Commissioner Sukkur division Manzoor Ali Shaikh chairing a Divisional Task Force for anti-polio meeting stressed for proper monitoring and security of polio teams at transit and entry points.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department, about 4.5 children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops.

Polio teams will also be available at railway stations, bus stands, Afghan camps and other public places to ensure administering anti-polio drops to each and every child.

Similarly in Balochistan, more than 1.7 million children up to five years of age would be administered anti-polio drops during the campaign. The government has also made special security measures for security of polio teams.