Travellers will require polio vaccination from Sunday
ISLAMABAD, May 31 Polio vaccination certificates will become mandatory for travellers from Pakistan to foreign countries from June 1.
According to Ministry of Health Services, provinces have been issued one million health certificates. Officials from the ministry say district health officers, medical superintendents and EDO health will be authorised officers for issuing polio certificates.
All major government hospitals and airports in provinces will have special polio counters. At airports officials from the Civil Aviation Authority and Health Ministry will issue vaccination certificates. It is mandatory to carry passports and present them at polio counters.
Polio cells have been formed at PIMS and Polyclinic hospitals in Islamabad.