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North Waziristan reports 12th wild polio case ISLAMABAD, (VOM) – A 21-month-old boy has been paralyzed by wild polio in the 12th case in Pakistan this year. All children belong to North Waziristan.The child had onset of paralysis on 18 June and belongs to Mir Ali (UC-2), the Pakistan National Polio Laboratory at the National...

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12.3 million children received polio vaccines in 68 districts across Pakistan ISLAMABAD, (VOM) : The second Sub-National Immunization Days (SNIDs) campaign of the year 2022 reached more than 12.3 million children of under the age of five. The campaign was launched on June 27, covering 68 districts in all four provinces of the country. Over...

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Polio vaccination drive launched aiming to reach 12.6 million children ISLAMABAD (VOM) : The second Sub-National Immunization Days (SNIDs) campaign of the year 2022 launched to vaccinate 12.6 million children across Pakistan. The campaign will start from June 27 in all four provinces, covering 25 very high-risk districts for polio across Pakistan to vaccinate over...

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2nd Immunization Camping 2022 Concluded More than 43 million children received lifesaving vaccines across Pakistan ISLAMABAD (VOM) : The second National Immunization Days (NIDs) campaign of 2022 reached more than 43 million children under the age of five. The five-day campaign was launched on 23 May across Pakistan. The campaign was synchronised with Afghanistan so...

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*Health Minister Expresses Strongest Commitment to fight Polio as Pakistan reports its third polio case* ISLAMABAD (VOM)  –  A one-year-old boy has been paralyzed by wild polio in North Waziristan, in the third case to be reported from Pakistan this year. The child had an onset of paralysis on 2nd May in Miranshah, while the...

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GLOBAL POLIO ERADICATION INITIATIVE CALLS FOR RENEWED COMMITMENTS TO ACHIEVE PROMISE OF A POLIO-FREE WORLD US$4.8 billion budget needed to implement new Strategy and eradicate the infectious disease Germany announces it will co-host polio pledging moment in 2022 GENEVA, (VOM) – Today, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) announced that it is seeking new commitments...

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More than 22.4 million children received polio vaccines in 70 districts across Pakistan during SNIDs ISLAMABAD: The first Sub-National Immunization Days (SNIDs) Polio campaign of 2022 reached more than 22.4 million children under the age of five. The campaign was launched on 24 January, covering 70 districts and on 17 January in six high-risk districts...

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*Japan announces US$ 4.35 million grant to support Polio Programme in Pakistan* ISLAMABAD, (VOM) – The Government of Japan announced a US$ 4.35 million grant to procure essential oral polio vaccines as part of its continued support to Pakistan for its polio eradication efforts. This latest grant will be utilized for the procurement of 24...

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  The fourth national immunisation campaign kicks off to reach more than 40 million children across Pakistan  Polio Programme and National EPI develop innovative approach to drive COVID-19 and polio vaccination together. ISLAMABAD, (VOM) – The fourth National Immunisation campaign will reach across the nation to vaccinate more than 40 million children under five in...

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*Zero-tolerance policy for sexual harassment at any level in the Polio Programme* ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Polio Eradication Programme has learned of the involvement of a front-line worker in a case of sexual harassment against a female team member in Karachi. The Programme is deeply concerned with the incident and strongly condemns the actions of the...