It has also been decided in the meeting that SNID
would be prepared from June 4 to June 6, 2012.
Similarly, in 2013, a total of 15 supplementary immunization activities were conducted nationwide including four (4) NIDs, seven (7) SNIDs and four (4) SIADs, attaining an overall reported coverage of 104 % by vaccinating about 259 million children.
Although the implementation of activities is primarily the domain of respective provinces and districts, the monitoring structures created at provincial and district level facilitated implementation of different kinds of Supplemental Immunization Activities such as (NIDs, SNIDs, SIADs, Case Response) in the country in light of epidemiology and presence of the virus.
This round of SNIDs
campaign will start on 12 April and continues for 3 days.
The Deputy Commissioners and DPOs of the respective districts have been requested to monitor coordinate and provide necessary security to the field staff during the SNIDs
, he maintained.
During the briefing DHO said that for SNIDs
there are total 109 polio teams including 99 mobile teams, five fixed teams and five polio teams are recruited at transit points.
are extremely crucial as the country remains to be among the very few that are yet to eradicate polio, said the Manager of EPI - Sindh.
They administered polio drops to children and a briefing on SNIDs
preparation was given by DHO Dr.