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KARACHI: A four-member anti-polio vaccination team was allegedly attacked by a school’s administration in Nazimabad area on Tuesday after the team

Pakistan Today Feb 20 2018 - 20:45

Karachi: A case was registered against the administration of a school in Nazimabad on Tuesday for allegedly attacking a polio team and refusing to

Daily Times Feb 20 2018 - 15:07

A group of Pakistani polio workers was attacked by a school’s administration in Karachi after the team attempted to vaccinate its students against

The Hindu Feb 20 2018 - 07:09

WATERTOWN — Eleven people will be doing laps in the Watertown Family YMCA pool on Saturday morning to help finally eradicate polio from the globe.

Watertown Daily Times Feb 20 2018 - 01:15

KARACHI: Sindh Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) for Polio on Monday launched 2nd polio campaign of 2018 in Karachi city o and drive will continue f

Pakistan Today Feb 19 2018 - 22:35

A four-member team of polio health workers, accompanied by Assistant Commissioner Sheikh Rafiq, was allegedly attacked by a school's administr

Dawn Feb 19 2018 - 11:00

Watertown’s Rotary Club is sponsoring its annual Swimarathon to raise money to support the Global Polio Eradication Initiative.

Watertown Daily Times Feb 19 2018 - 01:15

ISLAMABAD: The second seven-day anti-Polio campaign began in Karachi on Monday under tight security to immunize children under the age of five year

Business Recorder Feb 19 2018 - 01:00

THE CHARITY REHAB has said that losing a crucial funding stream in 2015 is the reason why it could no longer make donations to Polio Survivors Irel

TheJournal Feb 18 2018 - 12:38

The Country Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr.

Guardian Feb 17 2018 - 21:30

PESHAWAR - The ‘kidnapped’ sister of a woman polio worker found unconscious near a graveyard in Sheikhan area of Peshawar on Saturday.

The Nation Feb 17 2018 - 18:13

Every time the health department carries out an immunisation campaign, Sumaira Ahmed goes door-to-door in the densely populated localities of Rawal

Dawn Feb 17 2018 - 18:00

When Ramesh Ferris was born in southern India in 1979, there were an estimated 300,000 to 400,000 new cases of polio being recorded around the glob

Toronto Star Feb 17 2018 - 12:00

Mumbai: Andheri police have arrested a 32-year-old man on Friday evening for allegedly raping a minor girl, who is affected by polio.

The Free Press Journal Feb 16 2018 - 19:13

RAWALPINDI: The five-day anti-polio campaign that started in the entire district on February 13 has achieved over 50 per cent target while the rema

Pakistan Today Feb 15 2018 - 21:24

KOHAT: Teams of health and district administration officials convinced 46 refusing parents by visiting their houses and vaccinated the children her

Dawn Feb 15 2018 - 17:59


Xinhua Feb 15 2018 - 17:51

TANK: Recently snowfall has caused roadblocks and crippled daily lives in many parts of the country, but has not hindered the polio campaign in Sou

Geo Feb 15 2018 - 03:55

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly (NA) was informed on Thursday that an estimated six hundred thousand cases of Polio related paralysis and death ha

Pakistan Today Feb 15 2018 - 02:47

Since the conception of Nigeria as an independent country it has struggled with a number of deadly viruses and diseases.

Guardian Feb 14 2018 - 19:51

Polio Vaccine Market report provides leading vendors in the Market is included based on profile, business performance, sales, etc.

Whatech Feb 14 2018 - 19:03

Rotarians and others will be “freezin’ for a reason” with this year’s Polar Plunge.

southernminn Feb 14 2018 - 15:35

RAWALPINDI: Health Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Muhammad Sohail Chaudhry said that the five-day anti-polio campaign, which began in all tehsils

Pakistan Today Feb 14 2018 - 08:43

A group of polio survivors protested outside the headquarters of the disability organisation Rehab in Dublin in an ongoing row over financial suppo

Independent Feb 13 2018 - 17:30

The Rehab charity group has said it will meet with polio survivors who have said they feel the charity has abandoned them.

RTE Feb 13 2018 - 08:15

New on http://polioeradication.org/: Sudan’s surveillance system under the microscope, and a new additi

ReliefWeb Feb 13 2018 (All day)

The devastating discovery of a young girl locked in a chicken coop all day every day shocked a young nurse so badly she decided to start a kinderga

Daily Mail Feb 12 2018 - 19:51

The polio surveillance system is finding the virus in the most challenging areas so that children can be protected and polio stopped for good.

ReliefWeb Feb 12 2018 - 17:19

PESHAWAR: Anti-polio campaign organisers in Malakand were ordered to suspend ongoing efforts due to “bad weather” and security threats, said offici

Pakistan Today Feb 12 2018 - 11:50

(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) PESHAWAR: Around 5.78 million children to be administered anti-polio vaccines during the three-day anti-polio drive

MENAFN Feb 12 2018 - 11:45

ISLAMABAD: Minister for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar in a statement on the launching of second countrywide anti-polio campaign said w

Business Recorder Feb 12 2018 - 11:45

The Sand Springs Rotary Club is collecting money during the month of February to help the Rotary International Foundation in their efforts to end t

Tulsa World Feb 12 2018 - 11:28

A QUEENSLAND-led study into mosquito-borne viruses may have finally provided scientific vindication for the controversial limb-warming therapy deve

Courier Mail Feb 12 2018 - 06:00

PESHAWAR: Anti-polio campaign organisers in Malakand were ordered to suspend ongoing efforts due to security threats on Monday.

tribune.com.pk Feb 12 2018 - 04:38

Egypt launched a national anti-polio campaign on Sunday 11/2/2018 that aims at vaccinating 16.5 million children up to five years old.

sis.gov.eg Feb 12 2018 - 04:14

Islamabad - Federal Health Minister Saira Afzal Tarar said that the present government took the challenge of the polio outbreak as it took office i

The Nation Feb 11 2018 - 16:16

KARACHI: A four-day polio campaign is set to be launched across Sindh, except Karachi, on Monday in which around 6.3 million children aged less tha

Dawn Feb 11 2018 - 11:00

Islamabad: An anti-polio campaign begins in different parts of the country from Monday.

The Nation Feb 11 2018 - 06:10

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed optimism that a Polio-free certification could be granted Nigeria by 2019 if no Wild Polio virus

Thisday Feb 10 2018 - 20:32

MULTAN: A three-day anti-polio drive would commence in Multan from February 12 (Monday) with the target to vaccinate 8,63,000 children across the d

Pakistan Today Feb 10 2018 - 10:02

As the world inches closer towards a polio-free future, finding and closing remaining gaps in national health system capacities to pick up traces o

ReliefWeb Feb 9 2018 - 09:24

Rawalpindi-The district government on Wednesday put the health department on alert after polio virus was found in samples collected from sewage in

The Nation Feb 7 2018 - 17:46

Kano state government has released the sum of N344, 671, 368 million as part counterpart funding in fulfillment of the tripartite agreement with Da

This Day Live Feb 7 2018 - 17:16

Kano state government has released the sum of N344, 671, 368 million as part counterpart funding in fulfillment of the tripartite agreement with Da

Businessday Feb 7 2018 - 08:41

Kano State government has released the sum of N344, 671, 368 million as counterpart funding in fulfilment of the tripartite agreement with Dangote

Leadership Feb 6 2018 - 18:57

Kano State Government has ‎approved N344 million as counterpart fund for the conduct of 2018 Polio Immunization in the state.

Pulse Nigeria Feb 6 2018 - 16:55

A LaSalle couple is embarking on a trip to Pakistan tomorrow but not for an adventurous holiday.

CBC Feb 5 2018 - 07:44

Widespread unrest in Afghanistan has kept thousands of children from receiving polio vaccines, Afghan officials claim.

Voice of America Feb 4 2018 - 15:44

Veraswami Doraiswami was the first to pull into Good Harbor Beach for Saturday’s Polar Plunge. It was 16 degrees, 9:30 a.m.

Gloucester Daily Times Feb 3 2018 - 17:53

On January 28, India carried out the first of its two national rounds of the Pulse Polio Campaign for 2018. The second is on March 11.

The Hindu Feb 3 2018 - 05:06