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More than 40 million children received vaccination during nationwideanti-polio vaccination drive
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More than 40 million children received vaccination during nationwideanti-polio vaccination drive

Islamabad: A nationwide anti-polio vaccination drive has concluded successfully; more than 40 million under-five-year old children received vaccination and around 32 million children (6-59 months) were given vitamin A supplementation during the campaign. A force of 287,000 frontline Polio workers was deployed across the country for door-to-door vaccination following the strict standard operating procedure (SOP)...

Germany provides additional €5 million to polio eradication in Pakistan
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Germany provides additional €5 million to polio eradication in Pakistan

Islamabad : Funding will be used to vaccinate children during door to door polio immunization campaigns and for high risk populations who cross Pakistan’s bordersThe Government of Germany has pledged an additional €5 million to Pakistan to support polio eradication efforts in the country. The contribution, which will be received by the World Health Organization...

Towards a Polio-Free Pakistan in 2021, Aiming to consolidate gains
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Towards a Polio-Free Pakistan in 2021, Aiming to consolidate gains

Islamabad : Dr. Rana Muhammad SafdarCoordinator, NEOC (The National Emergency Operations Centre of the Pakistan Polio Eradication Programme) and EPI (Expanded Programme on Immunization)2020 has come to an end!! It is a year that will be remembered for the enormous challenges it brought to global public health and to our lives. Like other nations around...