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Japan renews commitment to support polio eradication efforts in Pakistan
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Japan renews commitment to support polio eradication efforts in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Government of Japan provides US$ 4.57 million grant to procure essential oral polio vaccine as part of its continued support to Pakistan for polio eradication.  This latest grant will be utilized for the procurement of 23.66 million doses of vaccines. It will allow the programme to reach under five years old children living in...

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)...

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...

More than 34 million Pakistani children to be vaccinated against polio
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More than 34 million Pakistani children to be vaccinated against polio

Islamabad: The Pakistan Polio Eradication Programme will launch a sub-national polio eradication campaign this week to vaccinate 34 million children under the age of five in 130 districts across Pakistan. This polio eradication campaign will start from 13th August in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15th August in Punjab and Sindh, and 17th August in Balochistan and AJK. The campaign will...