|OPV drive by Assam Rifles|
GUWAHATI, Jan 19 - An annual Pulse Polio Immunization drive was launched in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday by the 14 Assam Rifles in association with the district hospital. Two drops of the Oral Polio Vaccines (OPV) was administered to around 138 children in and around Changlang, Saching and Yongchik areas.
The Assam Rifles staff, including a doctor and nursing assistants, administered the polio drops to the children at the vaccination booths set up by the unit hospital. The parents were also counseled on child nutrition and care.