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Sir: Five more children – three from KP and two from Sindh – have tested positive for poliovirus despite the positive efforts of the government.

Daily Times Sep 1 2019 - 12:49

MANILA, Philippines — Starting October, the Department of Health (DOH) will conduct synchronized polio vaccination in Metro Manila to ensure that t

philstar.com Sep 1 2019 - 09:11

At four years of age, Odisha-born Pramod Bhagat was diagnosed with polio and found that his whole body was affected.

MensXP Aug 31 2019 - 23:31

(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) PESHAWAR: The Technical Advisory Group (TAG) of World Health Organisation (WHO) on Polio Eradication has declared Kh

Middle East North Africa Financial Network Aug 31 2019 - 19:26

(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) KALAYA: Over 11,000 children in three districts remained deprived of polio vaccination due to closure of the shrine

Middle East North Africa Financial Network Aug 31 2019 - 00:41

ABOUT two decades ago, the notion around the world was that Nigeria would be the last country in the world to eradicate polio.

Vanguard Aug 30 2019 - 22:40

ISLAMABAD: The World Health Organisation’s Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Polio Eradication has observed that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is a major barr

Dawn Aug 30 2019 - 19:46

ISLAMABAD : Around 7.1 million children in 46 districts of the country were administered polio drops in the recent vaccination campaign, according

The Express Tribune Aug 30 2019 - 12:12

The Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on polio eradication concluded its two-day meeting in Islamabad, commending the government of Pakistan for its l

Daily Times Aug 30 2019 - 11:50

Poliomyelitis, commonly known as polio, affects four members of a family living in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (UP).

Medindia Aug 29 2019 - 22:59

ISLAMABAD: In the wake of a surge in new cases, the government on Thursday assured the WHO’s Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Polio Eradication th

The Express Tribune Aug 29 2019 - 21:57

On Aug. 21, we turned on our computers to learn of great news from Africa.

StarTribune Aug 29 2019 - 15:40

"I have been a sewerage operator for more than 20 years now," says Fundi Mzee, smiling as he leaves his office at the Dar es Salaam Water

AllAfrica.com Aug 29 2019 - 01:05

“I have been a sewerage operator for more than 20 years now,” says Fundi Mzee, smiling as he leaves his office at the Dar es Salaam Water and Sewer

Africanews Aug 29 2019 - 00:38

Islamabad , Aug 28 : Facebook has blocked at least 31 accounts which were reportedly involved in spreading propaganda against polio vaccination in

New Kerala Aug 28 2019 - 22:59

LUCKNOW: Four members of a family in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district have been affected with polio even after they were administered with p

The New Indian Express Aug 28 2019 - 22:20

FAISALABAD: For a third time this year, polio virus has been detected in Faisalabad, says District Health Officer Dr Asif.

Dawn Aug 28 2019 - 20:03

May 22: IOL states that Shabnim Ismail grabbed two wickets and Lizelle Lee scored a half-century as the Proteas Women pulled off a last-over T20 in

Arab News Aug 28 2019 - 10:57

Facebook has blocked at least 31 accounts which were reportedly involved in spreading "propaganda" against polio vaccination in Pakistan.

WION Aug 27 2019 - 23:54

Rumours swirled over social media that a one-year-old girl had died after she was administrated with the polio vaccines.

Deccan Chronicle Aug 27 2019 - 23:05

Rumours swirled over social media that a one-year-old girl had died after she was administrated with the polio vaccines.

The Asian Age Aug 27 2019 - 23:04

ISLAMABAD: After a vicious campaign was launched on social media against the polio vaccine, Facebook blocked as many as 31 accounts/pages involved

Dawn Aug 27 2019 - 19:27

As Nigeria Begins the process to be declared polio free by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in few months, the federal and state governments hav

AllAfrica.com Aug 26 2019 - 23:57

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has called upon parents to shun propaganda by opponents of anti-polio vaccination to ensur

Dawn Aug 26 2019 - 19:54

In 1994 the Region of the Americas was the first one in the world to be certified polio-free.

paho.org Aug 26 2019 - 14:19

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan here Monday inaugurated anti-polio campaign in 29 districts of the province pledging to wi

Pakistan Today Aug 26 2019 - 07:57

ISLAMABAD: As part of the government’s renewed efforts to eradicate polio, anti-polio campaigns started in various parts of the country — including

Pakistan Today Aug 26 2019 - 06:58

LAHORE: A three-day anti-polio campaign started in Lahore on Monday.

Pakistan Today Aug 26 2019 - 00:29

As part of the government’s renewed efforts to eradicate polio, anti-polio campaigns are set to start in various parts on the country — including L

Dawn Aug 26 2019 - 00:21

ISLAMABAD: A three-day special anti-polio vaccination drive kicks off in twenty-seven districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) from Monday.

Business Recorder Aug 25 2019 - 23:44

ISLAMABAD: A three-day anti-polio campaign will kick-off in 29 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today.

Geo News Aug 25 2019 - 23:10

The health sector at the local and international levels experienced many activities and developments during the week.

AllAfrica.com Aug 25 2019 - 22:08

QUETTA: Amid tight security, a week-long special polio campaign will begin in seven districts of Balochistan from Monday (today), announced Rashid

Dawn Aug 25 2019 - 19:36

The children have zero histories of essential immunisation against the virus Three cases were reported in KP, two in Sindh ISLAMABAD: Three days af

Pakistan Today Aug 25 2019 - 09:53

KARACHI: The Emergency Operation Centre for Polio in Sindh has announced that two polio cases have been reported from the province, both from the c

The News International Aug 25 2019 - 09:11

PESHAWAR: Pakistan’s efforts to eradicate the poliovirus were dealt yet another blow on Sunday as three more cases were confirmed in Khyber-Pakhtun

The Express Tribune Aug 25 2019 - 07:14

ENUGU, NIGERIA - Ayuba Gufwan, father of five, made sure each of his children was immunized against polio at the youngest possible age.

Voice of America Aug 24 2019 - 10:46

ENUGU, NIGERIA - Nigerian activist Ayuba Gufwan made sure his five children received polio vaccinations soon after they were born.

Voice of America Aug 23 2019 - 15:13

Nigeria has officially wiped out wild polio.

New Scientist Aug 23 2019 - 09:58

As the world strives to eradicate polio, Africa may soon reach a major breakthrough in efforts to rid the planet of one of the most devastating dis

AllAfrica.com Aug 22 2019 - 22:45

LANDI KOTAL/KHAR: The health authorities in collaboration with district administration have chalked out a plan to make the August 26 anti-polio cam

Dawn Aug 22 2019 - 20:14

Nigeria stands a chance of being declared polio-free by the World Health Organisation, having spent three years without a single case of polio.

The Punch Newspapers Aug 22 2019 - 16:07

Nigeria has marked three years free of endemic wild polio and health workers say its progress could result in the whole continent soon being declar

Reuters Aug 22 2019 - 08:22

ARCHIVE PHOTO: A Somali refugee receives a polio drop at the Ifo extension refugee camp in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border, August 1, 2011.

Thomson Reuters Foundation Aug 22 2019 - 07:34

African leaders and developmental partners working on the eradication of polio have been urged not to relent on their achievements in ending polio

AllAfrica.com Aug 22 2019 - 05:47

A child is given a dose of polio vaccine at an immunization center in Nigeria.

Devex Aug 22 2019 - 04:57

Nigerian health officials have announced a three-year milestone in the fight against wild polio, a step that could see the African continent as pol

YAHOO! Aug 22 2019 - 04:32

ABUJA/LONDON (Reuters) - Nigeria marked three years free of endemic wild polio on Wednesday, with health officials saying the nation's progres

YAHOO! Aug 22 2019 - 00:59

Nigeria reportedly has not detected a case of polio for three straight years.

Medical Daily Aug 22 2019 - 00:55

In August 2016, 4 new cases of polio-virus type 1 (WPV1) were reported in Borno State, the first WPV1 strain detected in Nigeria since 2014.

AllAfrica.com Aug 22 2019 - 00:29