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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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Polio Compaign

  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...

Polio drive by Japan 🇯🇵
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Polio drive by Japan 🇯🇵

*Japan continues to support anti-polio drive in Pakistan* Islamabad: The third nationwide anti-polio campaign of 2021 is underway. Over 40 million children under five years of age will be vaccinated during the campaign. In Pakistan, only one case of wild poliovirus has been reported so far this year, while 75 cases were reported in the...

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Polio campaigns

*Over 40 million children will be vaccinated during nationwide campaign* A supplementary dose of Vitamin A will also be administered in the five-day campaign ISLAMABAD– The third nationwide polio campaign for 2021 will kick off in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, for the rest of the Nation. Over 40 million children under five years of age will be...

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Polio campaigns

United Arab Emirates re-affirms long-standing commitment to end polio in Pakistan Islamabad : A total of over US$ 23 million to made available in 2021 The UAE support will contribute to the yearly operational costs needed to protect approximately 16 million children under five years from polio in the 84 highest-risk districts of Pakistan and...

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Prime Minister Imran Khan

*Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Telephone Call with Bill Gates to Discuss Polio Eradication and other Health Matters* Islamabad : Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke with Mr. Bill Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). Views were exchanged on the ongoing polio eradication campaign in the country as well as on Pakistan’s response...

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Polio eradication

*Over 33 million children vaccinated in 124 districts in anti-polio campaign* ISLAMABAD: More than 33 million children under five years received their vaccination during the sub-national anti-polio campaign. The campaign was conducted from 7 to 11 June in 124 districts of the country including all four provinces, Azad Jammu Kashmir and the federal capital Islamabad....

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Polio Eradication

*COUNTRIES REAFFIRM COMMITMENT TO ENDING POLIO AT LAUNCH OF NEW ERADICATION STRATEGY* GENEVA – Today, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) will launched the Polio Eradication Strategy 2022-2026: Delivering on a Promise at a virtual event, to overcome the remaining challenges to ending polio, including setbacks caused by COVID-19. While polio cases have fallen 99.9%...

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Polio immunisation

*IMB Meeting praises Government efforts for protecting children against the Poliovirus* ISLAMABAD, The International Monitoring Board (IMB) appreciate the progress the Pakistan Government has made in controlling the poliovirus despite the complex challenges faced by the programme. The IMB meeting recommended continuing ongoing efforts with a specific focus on evidence-based social data and investment in...

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Polio End compaign

*More than 40 Million children vaccinated during the second nationwide immunisation campaign*   ISLAMABAD: More than 40 million children under five years received vaccination during the second nationwide anti-polio campaign of the year. The campaign was conducted from 29 March to 2 April in Punjab, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and from 11 to 15 April...