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MOGADISHU, June 25 (Xinhua) -- UN agencies have kicked off a four-day vaccination drive against polio in Somalia's Puntland and Somaliland, ta

China Internet Information Center Jun 25 2019 - 09:58

MULTAN: Despite suffering from a debilitating disease like polio, 28-year-old Babar Sultan has dedicated his life to serving differently-abled chil

The Express Tribune Jun 25 2019 - 07:41

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan said on Monday that his government is determined to eradicate polio from the province and

Pakistan Today Jun 24 2019 - 10:08

LAKKI MARWAT: Deputy commissioner Jehangir Azam Wazir visited several rural localities here on Sunday and convinced a number of parents to get thei

Dawn Jun 23 2019 - 19:41

A former polio hospital that became a jail for civil rights protesters will be recognized with a North Carolina historical marker.

Chicago Tribune Jun 23 2019 - 02:39

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has integrated the Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) with the UN-run Polio Eradication Initiativ

Dawn Jun 22 2019 - 19:11

KOHAT: Speakers at a one-day workshop for eradication of deadly polio disease have stressed the need for educating people about the importance and

Dawn Jun 22 2019 - 01:21

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has reaffirmed the government’s commitment to eradicate polio from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and directed all govern

Dawn Jun 21 2019 - 19:28

(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) PESHAWAR: Commissioner Peshawar Division, Amjad Ali Khan, has awarded 53 best-performing polio workers with certific

MENAFN Jun 20 2019 - 14:38

ISLAMABAD: In what is being seen as a setback for the government’s efforts to eliminate poliovirus in the country, two new cases surfaced in Khyber

Pakistan Today Jun 20 2019 - 09:54

The Pakistani military is facing immense opposition in the restive northwestern region — not from the Taliban, but rather a popular anti-war Pashtu

Deutsche Welle Jun 20 2019 - 06:35

KARACHI: Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah, chairing a meeting of provincial task force for polio eradication here on Wednesday, suggeste

Business Recorder Jun 19 2019 - 09:28

KABUL, Afghanistan, June 19 (Xinhua) -- The number of polio cases in Afghanistan has reached nine as a new case has been detected in Afghanistan

Xinhua Jun 19 2019 - 09:24

A health worker gives a polio vaccination shot to a child in Lahore, Pakistan on Wednesday.

Global Times Jun 19 2019 - 07:48

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the eradication of polio has become a big challenge for the provincial government,

The News International Jun 19 2019 - 06:06

KARACHI : Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday designated a team to devise a strategy for polio eradication as part of the provincial g

The Express Tribune Jun 19 2019 - 05:01

RAWALPINDI: Amid increasing number of refusal cases in the city and cantonment areas, the District Health Authority managed to vaccinate 275,000 ch

Dawn Jun 18 2019 - 20:57

As many as 25,720 children up to the age of 5 years were administered polio drops in the three-day migratory pulse polio drive which concluded on T

The Tribune Jun 18 2019 - 19:33

As many as 1,41,447 children were administered polio drops during the three-day vaccination drive in the district.

The Tribune Jun 18 2019 - 19:33

ISLAMABAD: Another polio case was reported in Bannu district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

ReliefWeb Jun 17 2019 - 20:13

RAWALPINDI: As many as 1,200 policemen have been deployed with 550 polio vaccination teams in the district to ensure foolproof security during the

Dawn Jun 17 2019 - 19:50

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protec­tion and Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar on Monday met Bill Gates, co-chai

Dawn Jun 17 2019 - 19:21

While three-day polio drive to administer drops to children below five years of age began on Sunday, its functioning has been affected due to short

The Tribune Jun 17 2019 - 18:51

As many as 7,870 children were given polio vaccine drops in the Kharar Municipal area by the Health Department in the past two days.

The Tribune Jun 17 2019 - 18:51

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Great Falls Tribune Jun 17 2019 - 18:05

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s efforts to eradicate the poliovirus were dealt yet another blow on Monday as a new case was confirmed in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s

The Express Tribune Jun 17 2019 - 04:24

Abuja, 12 June 2019 - As the` world continues to observe International Environment Day that was held on 5 June 2019, Nigeria is intensifying enviro

ReliefWeb Jun 17 2019 - 04:22

A pulse polio vaccination campaign was recently held in the city in collaboration with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) Health Depart

Indiatimes Jun 17 2019 - 04:14

ISLAMABAD: A three-day anti-polio campaign commenced on Monday across Sindh and selected districts of Punjab and Balochistan.

Pakistan Today Jun 17 2019 - 03:34

Unlike what we believe in Pakistan, we are told that the global campaign against polio over the past few decades has been a great success story, wi

The Express Tribune Jun 16 2019 - 22:23

ISLAMABAD: The National Polio Programme has decided not to register police cases against the parents refusing vaccination to their children — a mov

ReliefWeb Jun 16 2019 - 21:49

On the first day of the three-day migratory pulse polio round, a team of the health department, administered polio drops to 13,730 children on Sund

The Tribune Jun 16 2019 - 19:12

The three-day sub-national immunisation round of pulse polio 2019-20 was held on Sunday in 13 districts — Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Jhajjar, Kar

The Tribune Jun 16 2019 - 18:48

KARACHI: Around 5.5 million children of under-five years of age from across Sindh will be vaccinated against polio virus in Sindh during a campaign

Pakistan Today Jun 16 2019 - 09:31

ISLAMABAD: Polio vaccination campaigns are scheduled to commence in core reservoirs on June 17 to vaccinate children up to five years of age.

The Express Tribune Jun 16 2019 - 04:51

SHANGLA: A polio case has surfaced for the first time in the last two decades in Shangla district after the virus was detected in an 18-month-old b

ReliefWeb Jun 16 2019 - 00:57

SHANGLA: A polio case has surfaced for the first time in the last two decades in Shangla district after the virus was detected in an 18-month-old b

ReliefWeb Jun 15 2019 - 22:12

Contractual employees under the National Health Mission (NHM), Chandigarh, will observe the pulse polio immunisation programme by wearing black rib

The Tribune Jun 15 2019 - 18:46

A former polio hospital that became a jail for civil rights protesters will be recognized with a North Carolina historical marker.A dedication prog

WXII 12 NEWS Jun 15 2019 - 10:31

MULTAN: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Aamir Khattak inaugurated a five-day anti-polio campaign in the district by administering polio vaccine to a child

Business Recorder Jun 15 2019 - 09:10

Kandahar (Afghanistan) (AFP) - Two-year-old Farid should have been vaccinated against polio, but his family -- like many in rural Afghanistan -- be

YAHOO! Jun 14 2019 - 21:05

LANDI KOTAL: The Khyber district administration in collaboration with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Emergency Operation Centre for polio eradication has s

Dawn Jun 14 2019 - 19:50

KANDAHAR: Two-year-old Farid should have been vaccinated against polio, but his family — like many in rural Afghanistan — believed the conspiracy t

Dawn Jun 14 2019 - 19:50

A three-day pulse polio migratory round will begin June 16.

The Tribune Jun 14 2019 - 19:18

In order to create awareness among residents ahead of the three-day migratory pulse polio round, Civil Surgeon Dr Harish Malhotra today flagged off

The Tribune Jun 14 2019 - 18:55

New research supports the theory that a virus is responsible for acute flaccid myelitis — the rare, polio-like condition affecting children nationw

Becker's Hospital Review Jun 14 2019 - 10:24

MODILON hospital staff in Madang will take time to reach villages in Middle Ramu and Bogia districts for the measles-rubella and polio campaign bec

ReliefWeb Jun 13 2019 - 22:08

ISLAMABAD: Another polio case has reported in Shangla, a district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on Thursday.

ReliefWeb Jun 13 2019 - 18:41

Sir, – I wish to correct some of the comments made by a spokesperson for the Rehab Group in the article “Polio survivors angry over being ‘abandone

The Irish Times Jun 13 2019 - 16:12