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The polio Campaign has finished the seventh round if "End Polio in Syria" that launched on Monday, 4th August 2014.


22/08/2014

 

The mobile volunteering groups were able to each 1.39 million children of age categories between one day and five years, in accessible areas in Hasaka, Deir Ezzor, Raqqa, Aleppo, Idleb, Hama and Lattakia Governorates. 
 
The seventh round was a continuation of the polio campaign in Syria that was launched in the beginning of this year within which six successful rounds were achieved. In this round, the zone of covered areas expanded to include Ein Alarab district. 1.25 million children were have been vaccinated in the first round. 1.4 million children have been vaccinated in the second round. 1.41 million children have been vaccinated in the third round. 1.44 million children have been vaccinated in the fourth round. 1.38 million children have been vaccinated in the fifth round. 1.38 million children have been vaccinated in the sixth round. 

Polio Control Task Force was established by combining the efforts of the ACU, Local Councils and a number of None Governmental Local and International Organizations,Polio Control Task Force started “END POLIO IN SYRIA” campaign with more than 8,000 volunteers including more than 200 physicians.