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ABBOTTABAD: A four-day polio vaccination campaign began in four districts of Hazara division on Monday, health sources said.

The Express Tribune Mar 23 2017 - 06:02

More than 190 000 polio vaccinators in 13 countries across west and central Africa will immunize more than 116 million children over the next week,

kapital929.fm Mar 23 2017 - 05:37

24 March 2017 – Geneva/Brazzaville/New York/Dakar: More than 190 000 polio vaccinators in 13 countries across west and central Africa will immunize

afro.who.int Mar 23 2017 - 05:21

The mission aims to immunize children against seven vaccine preventable diseases, namely diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, childhood tuberculosis, po

Times of India Mar 23 2017 - 03:47

One month ago, UNICEF, WHO, Min. of Health and Sanitation vaccinated 99% of children under 5-years.

Awoko Mar 23 2017 - 03:27

1.8 billion people use a source of drinking water contaminated with faeces, putting them at risk of contracting cholera, dysentery, typhoid and pol

Times of India Mar 22 2017 - 23:21

HARLINGEN — The Harlingen Rotary Club has long been a part of the fight against polio.

The Brownsville Herald Mar 22 2017 - 20:44

As many as 1.50 lakh children will be given vaccine during the Pulse Polio Immunisation camp on April 2 and 30 in the district.

The Hindu Mar 22 2017 - 17:48

This is the only way I’ve ever known. Even as a child I felt this way.

New York Times Mar 22 2017 - 09:39

The Chairman of the Nigeria National PolioPlus Committee, an arm of the Rotary International, Dr.

www.today.ng Mar 22 2017 - 07:10

Prevalence of polio, 1912–1969 Since the early 1900s, we have been indoctrinated to believe that polio was a highly prevalent and contagious diseas

tapnewswire.com Mar 22 2017 (All day)

Besides endorsing various private products and services, he is tourism brand ambassador for Gujarat and the Government of India's pulse polio

Times of India Mar 21 2017 - 22:16

For most Americans, it's easy to forget that polio once numbered among the nation's most serious health nightmares or that some insurance

Cleveland Plain Dealer Mar 21 2017 - 22:10

THE generosity of people in the Redlands was supplemented by the Rotary Club of Capalaba to enable a donation of $4180 towards eradicating polio.

redlandcitybulletin.com.au Mar 21 2017 - 17:05

Last year just seven people in the entire world were diagnosed with polio.

Radio New Zealand Mar 21 2017 - 14:59

Imagine a world with smallpox. Now imagine a world without polio. In 1998, 40 children were infected by polio every hour.

BC Local News Mar 21 2017 - 08:12

CHARSADDA: A census team was attacked in Mandni area of Charsadda on Tuesday leaving a policeman injured.

pakistanviews.org Mar 21 2017 - 05:24

In an effort to protect millions of children from polio in Nigeria, the Japanese government yesterday announced a grant of $33.3 million in humanit

AllAfrica Mar 21 2017 - 04:08

Japan, one of the largest supporters of efforts to eradicate polio in Nigeria, has provided $33.3 million for emergency polio vaccination in Nigeri

The Sun Mar 20 2017 - 17:57

Japan has provided a 33-million-dollar grant for emergency polio vaccination in the Lake Chad region to prevent further spread of the virus.Mr Moha

guardian.ng Mar 20 2017 - 09:37

Any parent or caregiver, who prevents a child from receiving the polio vaccine, risks a two-year jail term, an official of a Niger State Government

Vanguard Mar 20 2017 - 09:36

Gov. Sani Bello of Niger State.

P.M. News Nigeria Mar 20 2017 - 09:25

Japan has given a grant of $27 million for emergency polio vaccination efforts in Nigeria and additional $6million to cater to vaccination efforts

www.thecable.ng Mar 20 2017 - 07:42

MUMBAI: A differently-abled resident doctor of Sion Hospital was slapped and thrown on the ground allegedly by the relatives of a 60-year-old woman

Times of India Mar 20 2017 - 05:23

They get to take flavored medications and at least one vaccine (oral polio) that is needle-free, with more probably on the way.

Toronto Sun Mar 20 2017 - 03:39

AMESBURY — Julia Phelps has been to 21 countries in her 62 years, and said one thing always stands out.

Newburyport Daily News Mar 20 2017 - 01:05

LAHORE: In response to the polio case reported in Lodhran and positive environmental samples in Multan, Punjab authorities in will hold a polio cam

The Express Tribune Mar 20 2017 - 00:34

PESHAWAR: Three-day anti-polio drive begins in twenty nine districts of Balochistan, six districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA on Monday.

khybernews.tv Mar 19 2017 - 23:49

LAHORE: An anti-polio drive is going to start in 11 district of Punjab today (Monday), said Punjab Minister for Primary and Secondary Healthcare Kh

Daily Times Mar 19 2017 - 18:29

PESHAWAR: As many as 1.3 million children under five will be administered Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) in the anti-polio drive in six districts of Khyb

Daily Times Mar 19 2017 - 17:58

But, for 1.8 billion people on the planet, that water is contaminated with faeces, putting them at risk of potentially deadly diseases such as chol

The Independent Mar 19 2017 - 17:07

BAJAUR AGENCY: Three-day anti polio campaign will start in Bajaur Agency on Monday, total 227,569 children up to five years of age would be given o

Business Recorder Mar 19 2017 - 13:42

QUETTA: A three-day polio drive will kick off on March 20 across 29 districts of Balochistan to ensure that each and every child in the province is

ReliefWeb Mar 19 2017 - 00:05

MEERUT: Polio afflicted patients are set to get free corrective surgeries in a two-day free polio corrective surgery programme, which will begin at

Times of India Mar 18 2017 - 13:37

They get to take flavored medications and at least one vaccine (oral polio) that is needle-free, with more probably on the way.

Washington Post Mar 18 2017 - 05:20

Polio afflicted patients are set to get free corrective surgeries in a two-day free polio corrective surgery programme, which will begin at P L Sha

Times of India Mar 18 2017 - 03:36

The directorate of health and family welfare services is making arrangements to cover 91,736 children in the age group of zero to five years, under

Catch News Mar 18 2017 - 03:23

GILGIT: A child, who has been diagnosed with poliovirus in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B), had been twice vaccinated against the disease, locals and offici

The Express Tribune Mar 18 2017 - 02:57

QUETTA: Children in Balochistan province are at a risk of contracting the polio virus after its traces were found in environment samples from three

www.geo.tv Mar 18 2017 - 02:11

QUETTA: Traces of polio virus have been found in environment samples collected in three districts including Quetta, Pishin and Qila Abdullah.

Pakistan Today Mar 18 2017 - 01:26

ISLAMABAD: The Lower House of ...

Daily Times Mar 17 2017 - 18:22

At a train station in Bareilly, a dusty mid-sized city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, teenage health workers wove through crowded platforms

brightsblog.wordpress.com Mar 17 2017 - 16:31

An expert in Public Health, Dr.

This Day Live Mar 17 2017 - 16:15

MOST children nowadays are fortunate to be living in polio-free countries.

Fiji Times Mar 17 2017 - 15:12

“Such blatant violation of disability law is tragically ironic in light of the fact that President Roosevelt himself used a wheelchair for mobility

FOX News Mar 17 2017 - 09:56

The Oyo State government has targeted at least three millions people as the beneficiaries of the 2017 National Immunization Plus Days (NIPDs), agai

omojuwa.com Mar 17 2017 - 05:07

The Rotary International has vowed to remove Nigeria from the three countries in the world still plagued with polio.

guardian.ng Mar 16 2017 - 21:35

THE Ekiti State Primary Healthcare Development Agency has announced that about 700,000 children are targeted for immunisation in the next round of

tribuneonlineng.com Mar 16 2017 - 10:45

A CLINIC for Sunraysia polio sufferers will be held in Mildura next month.

Sunraysia Daily Mar 16 2017 - 09:47

Harold Ray Katner, who was born Feb. 4, 1928, in Bath, N.Y., developed polio in his teens, said his wife, Clare Bonin Katner.

The Times-Picayune Mar 16 2017 - 08:26