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Zhob—Commissioner Zhob Division Ghulam Farid on Friday visited different areas of Zhob and Sherani districts to supervise the ongoing anti-polio ca

Pakistan Observer Jul 30 2016 - 05:22

NEW DELHI: The global shortage of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), caused due to failure of WHO to scale up its supply, has not affected India, the

siasat.com Jul 30 2016 - 01:47

KARACHI: As the six-day campaign against polio in the province concludes on Saturday, an important briefing brought together six district commissio

Dawn Jul 29 2016 - 23:45

The global shortage of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), caused due to failure of WHO to scale up its supply, has not affected India, the Centre sai

24indianews.com Jul 29 2016 - 23:24

The government has destroyed about 1,000 wild polio type 2 viruses that had been stored at the Kenya Medical Research Institute for 17 years.

the-star.co.ke Jul 29 2016 - 22:05

Karachi—The six-day anti-polio drive in Karachi concludes on Saturday.

Pakistan Observer Jul 29 2016 - 15:24

The six-day anti-polio drive in Karachi will conclude today (Saturday).

Pakistan Today Jul 29 2016 - 11:49

In 1940, scientists concluded that consumption of ice cream was the leading cause of the polio epidemic, solely based on the stats that there were

New York Times Jul 29 2016 - 07:46

New Delhi, Jul 29 () The global shortage of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), caused due to failure of WHO to scale up its supply, has not affected

Times of India Jul 29 2016 - 06:13

The city of Troy is taking no chances in its attempt to prevent the spread of polio, forcing an eight year old boy to go back to New York City toda

The Record Jul 28 2016 - 17:56

Over 400,000 children of up to five years of age were administered polio drops during the first three days of the ongoing anti-polio drive in the m

Pakistan Today Jul 28 2016 - 10:18

ISLAMABAD: Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar on Thursday said that strengthening routine immuni

Business Recorder Jul 28 2016 - 08:09

The government has destroyed over 1000 wildpolio type 2 viruses at Kemri, meaning that Kenya is now Polio free as the last case was reported in 201

the-star.co.ke Jul 28 2016 - 07:54

On Saturday, Aug. 20, runners and walkers will come together in Dansville to participate in the second annual Clara Barton Day Rotary 5K race.

Genesee County Express Jul 28 2016 - 05:24

Afghanistan is one of only two countries in the world where children still get infected by polio. The other is Pakistan.

Voice of America Jul 28 2016 - 02:18

As part of efforts towards a polio free Nigeria, polio survivors are seeking a comprehensive plan for rehabilitation and empowerment of millions of

guardian.ng Jul 27 2016 - 22:36

KARACHI: Parents whose children have not been administered polio drops need to make sure their kids are given the vaccine.

The Express Tribune Jul 27 2016 - 15:48

Pakistan People’s Party Co-chairman and f ...

Daily Times Jul 27 2016 - 14:58

Around 1988 a tremendous endeavor was taken on in the eradication of the dreaded disease of polio that was so serious in hundreds of countries.

Macon County Times Jul 27 2016 - 12:35


pajiba.com Jul 27 2016 - 12:35

At the meeting Club Leadership presented the District Governor with a donation for Rotary and its partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiati

Madison County Courier Jul 27 2016 - 10:12

Is this mommy-blogging? Because this shit is awesome.

The Superficial Jul 27 2016 - 05:32


Lexington Clipper Herald Jul 27 2016 - 03:59

ELKO — Helen Hankins and Mike Mauser, members of Rotary Club of Elko Desert Sunrise, believe that no child anywhere should suffer from polio — a co

Elko Daily Free Press Jul 26 2016 - 21:54

In our February story – Cell Coverage: Reaching Pakistan’s Children with the Polio Vaccine – Aziz Memon wrote about Rotary‘s work to replace tradit

National Geographic Society Jul 26 2016 - 16:54

In a past that encompasses the childhood of my parents, polio was paralyzing and killing children in large numbers in yearly epidemics, the fear of

ScienceBlogs Jul 26 2016 - 10:56

Rawalpindi—A five-day anti-polio campaign kicked off in high risk areas of the district here on Monday to cover more than 250,000 children below fi

Pakistan Observer Jul 26 2016 - 07:35

KARACHI, Pakistan - Even though polio has been eradicated from most countries, it remains endemic in Pakistan, and health officials are trying to t

Latin American Herald Tribune Jul 26 2016 - 07:28

“We’re that close,” Rotary District 6490 Governor Kevin Yonce told members of the Rantoul Rotary Club last week, showing his thumb and index finger

Rantoul Press Jul 26 2016 - 03:03

The family of John Lightfoote, who has an imbedded history in Gorham, gave us a pair of plaster of Paris boot casts that John wore in his recovery

Daily Messenger Jul 25 2016 - 23:50

QUETTA: A three-day polio eradication campaign was launched in 137 union councils of Balochistan on Monday amid tight security to inoculate over ha

Dawn Jul 25 2016 - 23:50

KARACHI: A week-long polio campaign in 51 union councils of the city began on Monday with no incident of violence reported from any neighbourhood o

Dawn Jul 25 2016 - 19:25

Tests on Beatrice Boylan today are inconclusive, but a state health official believes that the seventeen year old First Street resident is the firs

The Record Jul 25 2016 - 17:59

Perhaps the most egregious example of clever sleight of hand (… not to mention the outright, blatant rewriting of history) on the part of public he

healthnutnews.com Jul 25 2016 - 16:33

More than 1.8 million children are to be immunised in a three-day anti-polio drive in eight districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including 48 camps of

Pakistan Today Jul 25 2016 - 14:32

PESHAWAR: More than 1.8 million children to be immunized in three day anti polio drive in eight high risk districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including

The Frontier Post Jul 25 2016 - 11:33

Polio campaign in selected nine districts started on Monday.

Pakistan Today Jul 25 2016 - 09:52

Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria, has celebrated this weekend being polio-free for two years.

Medafrica Times Jul 25 2016 - 09:02

ISLAMABAD: A five-day supplementary anti-polio campaign started on Monday (today) in some 12 districts across the province of Sindh amid strict sec

arynews.tv Jul 25 2016 - 03:04

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has commended his country for going two years without a reported case of the poliovirus.

africanews.com Jul 25 2016 - 00:34

An anti-polio drive campaign has been initiated on Monday in different parts of the country.

Pakistan Today Jul 24 2016 - 23:51

Radio Pakistan Karachi correspondent reports that a total of 2.498 million children will be vaccinated in Karachi, Sukkur, Ghotki, Khairpur, Larkan

aaj.tv Jul 24 2016 - 23:44

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: A five-day supplementary polio immunization drive would commence on Monday in the 12 districts of Sindh.

dnd.com.pk Jul 24 2016 - 23:30

ISLAMABAD, July 25 (APP): A five-day supplementary polio immunization drive would commence today (Monday) in the 12 districts of Sindh.

Associated Press of Pakistan Jul 24 2016 - 23:30

The Jigawa Government on Monday said it targeted to immunise 1.7 million children in ongoing Outbreak Response Vaccination (ORV) against Polio in t

Leadership Jul 24 2016 - 23:15

As Nigeria marks two straight years without any outbreak of the wild polio virus, President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that the Federal Governme

guardian.ng Jul 24 2016 - 23:08

Nigeria has not seen a case of "wild" polio - contracted person-to-person or through contaminated water - since July 24, 2014, when a chi

Med India Jul 24 2016 - 23:08

PESHAWAR: Three days anti-polio campaign starts in selected areas of FATA and Frontier Regions today on Monday.

The Frontier Post Jul 24 2016 - 11:27

LAGOS, Nigeria--Nigeria on Sunday celebrated two years without a new case of polio, in a major stride toward Africa being declared free of the deva

The China Post Jul 24 2016 - 09:11

Hasaka, SANA-A new polio vaccination campaign targeting children under 5 years old was launched on Sunday by Hasaka Health Directorate in the south

mobile.bignewsnetwork.com Jul 24 2016 - 07:38