2nd Phase for Eradicating Polio [Archives:1998/46/Local News]

November 16 1998

In preparation for the launch of the second phase of the National Campaign for Eradicating Polio, a meeting was held at the National Center of Health Education & Information (NCHEI) on November 14. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Abdullah Abdulwali Nashir, the Minister of Health. In attendance were Yaqoub Yousof Al-Mazro’, Health Deputy Minister of the Saudi Arabia, Dr. Mosa’ad Al-Shami, head of the NCHEI and other officials.
“The success that we gained during the first phase of the campaign gives us hope and high aims for the second hase” Dr. Nashir, said.
The second phase of the campaign will take place during November 22-24.