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The health department has decided to organise a campaign to administer pulse polio vaccinations starting from September 20.

India Times Sep 19 2020 - 16:23

After Yemen had been declared free of the Polio disease, it has resurged in the governorates of Saada and Hajjah, which are the two where Houthis p

العربية.نت Sep 19 2020 - 06:27

Speaking after erecting a sensitization bill board on keeping Nigeria Polio free at the head of Udu bridge in the local government, Assistant Gover

Vanguard Sep 19 2020 - 02:48

As scientists around the world rush to find a vaccine to stem the spread of COVID-19, another deadly disease, polio, has become the latest target o

Medical Xpress Sep 19 2020 - 02:39

OUAGADOUGOU, 18 September 2020 — The Ministry of Health, accompanied by UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO), is relaunching the polio im

ReliefWeb Sep 18 2020 - 21:51

Commissioner, Bannu, Shaukat Ali Yousafzai on Friday asked the ulema and prayer leaders to help the health department in removing misconceptions ab

Dawn Sep 18 2020 - 19:55

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Pediatric Association (PPA) on Thursday extended its full support to the upcoming countrywide anti-polio vaccination drive.

The Express Tribune Sep 18 2020 - 18:09

The longtime ambition of a local woman with polio to take part in the annual women's mini marathon can now be realised because of COVID restri

Independent.ie Sep 18 2020 - 16:00

For most people, the biggest worry during the pandemic has been protecting themselves and their family from the virus.

The New Indian Express Sep 18 2020 - 14:58

The girl, who, resides in Tando Haider in Hyderabad rural taluka, has been detected with the CP2 strain of polio, which, according to doctors, affe

The Express Tribune Sep 18 2020 - 14:15

The eradication of polio in Nigeria isn't just a victory for the world, but is a victory for health workers like Hurera Isah, too.

Global Citizen Sep 18 2020 - 10:34

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) will sunset following certification of the eradication of wild poliovirus.

ReliefWeb Sep 18 2020 - 08:34

He said that zero dose children would be focused and there would be limpid increase in zero dose number administered babies in upcoming anti polio

Daily Times Sep 18 2020 - 08:09

The Delhi government has directed its schools to depute teachers to coordinate with health workers for a polio immunisation programme scheduled on

India Times Sep 18 2020 - 04:48

The target of programme will be to identify and cover each and every child of less than five years of age, a senior Directorate of Education offici

The New Indian Express Sep 18 2020 - 04:31

Of the nine, two were the wild poliovirus cases that were reported from Rahim Yar Khan district of Punjab and Killa Saifullah of Balochistan, paral

The New Indian Express Sep 18 2020 - 04:04

Islamabad, Sep 18 : The total number of polio cases in Pakistan so far this year has reached 72, after nine fresh cases were detected in Punjab and

Prokerala Sep 18 2020 - 00:54

TOBA TEK SINGH/LAHORE: A six-month-old girl has been diagnosed with the poliovirus even though she was administered with the vaccine for the deadly

Geo News Sep 17 2020 - 22:13

The polio eradication campaign suffered a major blow when nine new polio cases, including seven of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type-2 (c

Dawn Sep 17 2020 - 19:50

THE CONVERSATION In 1955, after a field trial involving 1.8 million Americans, the world’s first successful polio vaccine was decla

MarketWatch on MSN.com Sep 17 2020 - 09:59

Sir Emeka Offor foundation has disclosed that the philanthropic organization committed $4.2 million to end the scourge of the wild polio virus in t

AllAfrica.com Sep 17 2020 - 06:31

Sir Emeka Offor foundation has disclosed that the philanthropic organization committed $4.2 million to end the scourge of the wild polio virus in t

Vanguard Sep 17 2020 - 04:50

Surprisingly, the toughest resistance to the vaccination of children against the debilitating disease is from residents of Bafoussam, Douala and Ya

AllAfrica.com Sep 17 2020 - 02:06

Korang, the President of the Rotary Club of Accra, Achimota has said Rotary and its international partners have renewed their commitment to ending

Ghanaweb.com Sep 16 2020 - 20:46

A pulse polio campaign will be undertaken in high-risk areas of polio on September 20.

The Tribune Sep 16 2020 - 19:10

Federal government has decided to launch a four-day anti-polio campaign in the country from September 21 to 25, official sources said on Wednesday.

Daily Times Sep 16 2020 - 14:03

Carl Kurlander has received funding from the R.K.Mellon Foundation, The Grable Foundation, The Hillman Foundation, The Pittsburgh Foundation, and t

The Conversation Sep 16 2020 - 04:22

THE Angeles City Government, led by Mayor Carmelo Lazatin Jr., has resumed the second round of the house-to-house polio vaccination to

Sun Star Sep 16 2020 - 03:45

The vaccinators successfully achieved the goal of immunising the targeted population during the previous anti-polio drive in Bannu division by conv

Dawn Sep 15 2020 - 20:01

This is great news and has been a long time coming.

StarTribune Sep 15 2020 - 16:41

With most health care workers engaged in Covid-19 duty, the Gurugram health department has decided to limit the pulse polio immunisation drive to o

Hindustan Times on MSN.com Sep 15 2020 - 11:31

The government of Kassala in eastern Sudan has reported a number of polio cases in the state.

ReliefWeb Sep 15 2020 - 06:34

Although few called it “polio” at the time, an increasing number of Canadians had started to become aware of a mysterious cluster of cases of “infa

The Star Sep 15 2020 - 04:18

Vice President Dr.

Ghanaweb.com Sep 15 2020 - 00:40

Founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr.

AllAfrica.com Sep 14 2020 - 22:52

English News and Press Release on Philippines about Health and Epidemic; published on 14 Sep 2020 by Govt. Philippines

ReliefWeb Sep 14 2020 - 20:21

Co-chair Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr.

AllAfrica.com Sep 14 2020 - 10:08

The country’s history of vaccine development underscores the limits of domestic production capacity that undercuts Canada’s independent ability to

The Globe and Mail Sep 14 2020 - 10:03

Press Release - "The recent vaccine-derived polio outbreaks confirmed in Yemen and Sudan are consequences of increasingly low levels of immuni

AllAfrica.com Sep 14 2020 - 06:23

General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, has urged the public to continue hand hygiene practice and maintain a clean environme

Ghanaweb.com Sep 14 2020 - 02:29

Despite the fact that Cameroon and the rest of the continent were certified free of the wild polio virus on August 25, 2020.

AllAfrica.com Sep 14 2020 - 00:58

Cameroonian star rapper, Stanley Enow, held a press conference in Yaounde on September 10, 2020 to close a three-day tour to raise awareness on pol

AllAfrica.com Sep 14 2020 - 00:51

Refusals against polio vaccination continue to haunt children as the last campaign has shown that 200,000 children remained unimmunised in Khyber P

Dawn Sep 13 2020 - 19:27

The Co-chairman Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr Bill Gates has called on the Nigerian government not to relent in

Vanguard Sep 12 2020 - 20:49

Hundreds of children in parts of the Greater Accra Region have received polio vaccination to raise their immunity against the non-wild polio virus.

Ghanaweb.com Sep 12 2020 - 19:10

Dr Jude Kweku Adomako, in charge of the poliomyelitis vaccination in the Ashiedu Keteke Sub-Metro of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, has described

Ghanaweb.com Sep 12 2020 - 18:19

Children under five years in all communities in the Tema West Municipality are being vaccinated against the poliomyelitis virus.

Ghanaweb.com Sep 12 2020 - 07:38

Abdulhamid Babatunde writes that the conquest of wild polio virus is worthy of celebration In the midst of the widespread national hysteria over th

This Day Sep 11 2020 - 17:46

More than one million children from Central Luzon are set to receive the polio vaccine from the Department of Health

Sun Star Sep 11 2020 - 02:38

Polio vaccination at Torkham border was restarted after six months of suspension due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Dawn Sep 10 2020 - 19:36