Polio workers hold demonstration over non-payment of dues in Khar

Published July 28, 2021
This file photo shows a health worker in the field for anti-polio campaign. — AP/File
This file photo shows a health worker in the field for anti-polio campaign. — AP/File

KHAR: Polio workers on Tuesday held a demonstration against non-payment of their dues and warned that they would not to take part in the upcoming anti-polio drive if their dues were not cleared by the authorities concerned soon.

A large number of polio workers belonging to different areas of the tribal region took part in the protest rally held at the district headquarters hospital in Khar.

The workers were of the view that despite low wages and threats to their lives, they took part in the anti-polio campaign with dedication in the district.

They complained that officials of the health department had never acknowledged their efforts and they did not pay dues of the polio workers in time.

Published in Dawn, July 28th , 2021

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