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“The fact that no new cases of wild poliovirus have been detected in Nigeria points to the improved surveillance and rapid response protocols Rotar

ReliefWeb Aug 15 2018 - 15:50

13 August 2018, PORT MORESBY - A new polio case was reported today by the National Department of Health of Papua New Guinea (NDOH) and the World He

wpro.who.int Aug 13 2018 - 23:46

The number of cases for poliovirus in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) during 2014 was as high as 179 and it corresponded to a countr

Pakistan Today Aug 12 2018 - 23:14

Editor’s note: The following news articles have been taken from the Auburn Journal archives with light editing.

Auburn Journal Aug 11 2018 - 13:33

But she stood up from the dust, and with incredible will, determination and wholehearted love from her mother, she was able to qualify to attend tw

Vietnamnet Aug 10 2018 - 21:22

The Yobe deputy governor, Abubakar D Ali, has mobilized traditional rulers in areas identified with low compliance on routine immunization in the s

Daily Trust Aug 10 2018 - 11:36

KANDHKOT: Rangers on Friday have arrested a man in relation to allegedly abusing two women polio workers in the Kandhkot area of Sindh.

Pakistan Today Aug 10 2018 - 08:05

NOWSHERA: Polio workers were held hostage and manhandled by locals in an attempt to disrupt the ongoing polio eradication campaign in Nowshera dist

Pakistan Today Aug 10 2018 - 06:30

NOWSHERA: In two incidents on Thursday, polio workers were held hostage and manhandled by locals who disrupted the ongoing polio eradication campai

Dawn Aug 9 2018 - 20:29

The Northern Traditional Leaders Committee on Primary Health Care Delivery wants polio to be totally eradicated in the country.

Daily Trust Aug 9 2018 - 18:11

9 August 2018, Port Moresby - Almost 300 000 children under the age of 5 in Morobe, Madang and Eastern Highlands Provinces were vaccinated in the f

wpro.who.int Aug 9 2018 - 15:14

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the $150 million World Bank credit facility to support polio eradica

APAnews Aug 8 2018 - 10:45

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria has approved a $150 million loan from the World Bank to help eradicate polio and scale up immunization, Finance Minister

Reuters Aug 8 2018 - 10:34

The federal government has approved World Bank’s US$150 million credit facility in support of polio eradication in Nigeria .

LEADERSHIP Newspaper Aug 8 2018 - 08:02

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Wednesday in Abuja approved $150 million credit facility to aid

This Day Aug 8 2018 - 07:56

Abuja – The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the acquisition of 150 million-dollar World Bank credit facility to support polio eradicat

Vanguard Aug 8 2018 - 07:49

ARCHIVE PHOTO: A child is given a dose of polio vaccine at an immunisation health centre, in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria, August 29, 2016.

Thomson Reuters Foundation Aug 8 2018 - 06:48

UPPER DIR: The local health workers have said that prolonged power outages in the area can render the oral polio vaccine ineffective.

Dawn Aug 7 2018 - 19:55

Beginning 4 to 8 August, the Ministry of Health, backed by UNICEF and WHO, is immunising all children aged five or under against polio.

Daily Nation Aug 7 2018 - 04:07

The Papua New Guinean government has confirmed a third case of polio, giving rise to fears that an outbreak of the crippling disease in the Pacific

Yahoo7 News Aug 7 2018 - 02:17

RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil began a nationwide vaccination campaign on Monday in an effort to tackle the recent polio and measles outbreak, the Health

Latin American Herald Tribune Aug 6 2018 - 21:21

ISLAMABAD — A Pakistani health official says authorities have launched a week-long anti-polio campaign touted as a 'final push' against t

WRAL Aug 6 2018 - 17:02

The introduction of an electronic surveillance (e-Surve) approach for polio is revolutionizing surveillance for the disease across the Lake Chad Ba

Daily Trust Aug 6 2018 - 16:29

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA-elect Haleem Adil Sheikh on Monday persuaded the residents of a Gujjro village to end their seven-month

Daily Times Aug 6 2018 - 15:38

PORT MORESBY—The National Department of Health of Papua New Guinea and the World Health Organization announced yesterday a case of polio in a 3-yea

Saipan Tribune Aug 6 2018 - 15:11

Photograph showing a 10-month-old boy being vaccinated against polio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug 6, 2018.

EFE Aug 6 2018 - 13:59

SANAA, Aug. 6 (Saba) - Prime Minister Dr.

Saba Aug 6 2018 - 07:24

The government launched a nationwide anti-polio campaign today.

Daily Times Aug 6 2018 - 06:37

Pakistan health authorities have launched a week-long anti-polio campaign in a bid to eradicate the crippling disease.

BT.com Aug 6 2018 - 05:51

Nationwide immunity vaccination campaign for five-days is launched by Afghan Public Health Ministry on Monday targeting 9.9 million kids under the

Medindia Aug 6 2018 - 03:37

A polio worker administers the vaccine to a newborn child in Peshawar.

Geo News Aug 6 2018 - 03:19

QUETTA: A three-day anti-polio campaign will be launched in Balochistan on Monday.

Dawn Aug 5 2018 - 19:39

ISLAMABAD: All political parties should think beyond party politics and not use the Polio Eradication Programme for political point scoring, said S

Dawn Aug 5 2018 - 19:15

Police are searching for a couple after a man was hit with a shovel at a campsite in regional Victoria earlier this year.

Nine News Australia Aug 5 2018 - 17:05

A three-day anti-polio campaign has been planned in 16 districts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa from Monday (today), with over 3.602 million target children

The Nation Aug 5 2018 - 17:00

Sehat Muhafiz polio eradication teams of Health Department Punjab will visit door-to-door to vaccinate nearly 6.34 million children less than five

Daily Times Aug 5 2018 - 16:46

MULTAN : “Over 0.4 million children will be vaccinated in the five-day anti-polio drive that will commence in Multan on Monday [today],” said Multa

The Express Tribune Aug 5 2018 - 13:29

A child receives the polio vaccine in Kisumu in 2017. Official says oral immunisation not the cause of high temperatures in children.

standardmedia.co.ke Aug 5 2018 - 11:33

The second phase of polio immunization campaign has kicked off in Lamu County with at least 20,000 children of five years and below targeted for th

ReliefWeb Aug 5 2018 - 11:06

Khyal Baro didn't vaccinate her children for polio until after her youngest son, Abid Ullah, was diagnosed with the crippling disease in Janua

ABC News Aug 5 2018 - 06:46

ISLAMABAD: A four-day anti-polio campaign will start in 10 high-risk districts of Punjab from Monday (August 6).

aaj.tv Aug 4 2018 - 04:55

A five-day polio vaccination drive in 16 high-risk districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) from August 6 will cater to approximately 3,627,000 childre

Pakistan Today Aug 3 2018 - 23:11

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has revealed why Nigeria is the only african counry with polio burden.

Daily Post Nigeria Aug 3 2018 - 17:26

Explaining further, Ujulu said "Nigeria is the only country where polio is still raging on the continent of Africa", adding that "on

Sahara Reporters Aug 3 2018 - 15:10

PESHAWAR: A five-day polio eradication drive will be launched in 16 high-risk districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on August 6 which will administe

Daily Times Aug 3 2018 - 14:01

Emeritus Prof. Rose Gana Fomban Leke, 2018 Heroine of Health talks about her works thus far.

AllAfrica.com Aug 3 2018 - 08:39

The final round of the three phased polio vaccination campaign will begin on Saturday, 4 TH August as the government scales up surveillance for pol

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation Aug 3 2018 - 04:17

PESHAWAR: A five-day campaign against polio will be launched in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from August 6, the provincial health ministry said Friday.

Geo News Aug 3 2018 - 00:41

LAKKI MARWAT: The health department has established permanent transit points on the border with Afghanistan to immunise children coming to Pakistan

Dawn Aug 2 2018 - 19:59