Mobilink to Partake in Anti-Polio Drive

Mobilink, the country’s market leader in cellular communication services and a subsidiary of Orascom Telecom, has announced its complete support and participation in the upcoming nationwide campaign against Polio. This support activity will include a public service SMS broadcast to inform more than 7 million subscribers in 48 high-risk districts across Pakistan, about the need to vaccinate their children ahead of the upcoming polio round.

Mobilink is the only cellular service provider in Pakistan which has shown support for this great initiative for eradicating Polio. According to Omar Manzur, Director Corporate Social Responsibility and PR, Mobilink, “Health-care is an essential part of our CSR philosophy and Mobilink is committed to taking the lead to support genuine initiatives that are of national significance. Through this anti-polio drive, which has been endorsed by PTA as well, we want to emphasize the critical role of child-health in the development of a healthy society.”

Other eminent partners who have joined the Ministry of Health, UNICEF and WHO in the drive against polio include the National Highways, Motorway Police, the National Database and Registration Authority and Islamabad Traffic Police.