MOGADISHU, May 23 (AFP) - More than
30,000 children were immunised against polio in a three-day campaign in
the Somali capital, a doctor told AFP here Tuesday.
The campaign, spearheaded by the UN Children's
Fund (UNICEF), was launched at the weekend.
"The medical people, assisted by
community members, went from house to house and knocking on doors to immunise
the children against polio," Ahmed Ali Abdullahi said.
Mogadishu elders said UNICEF operations
have been crucial for Somali women and children in the absence of adequate