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WHO Warns Pakistan to Curb Polio or Face Travel Restrictions

WHO Warns Pakistan to Curb Polio or Face Travel Restrictions

Saturday, November 15, 2014 11:54

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned Islamabad that screening of Pakistani passengers would be carried out at international airports if the country failed to control the spread of polio virus, Saturday. [caption id="attachment_40169" align="alignnone" width="550"] Pakistan International Airport[/caption] It ...

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India Offers Help to End Polio in Pakistan

India Offers Help to End Polio in Pakistan

Sunday, October 26, 2014 12:02

India’s Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan has offered assistance to Pakistan’s government in its fight against the crippling poliovirus. [caption id="attachment_39819" align="alignright" width="384"] Polio in Pakistan[/caption] Dr Vardhan pointed out that ...

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Pakistan has Broken a Promise to its Children (Polio Report)

Pakistan has Broken a Promise to its Children (Polio Report)

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 11:56

With seven months remaining until the lapse of a self-imposed deadline by the PM’s polio cell in 2011 to rid Pakistan of the poliovirus by 2014, the Independent Monitoring Board states that Pakistan has ‘broken its promise’. [caption id="attachment_37393" align="alignright" width="384"]...

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327,000 Polio Cards sent to Provinces Federal Hospitals (Travel Restrictions)

327,000 Polio Cards sent to Provinces Federal Hospitals (Travel Restrictions)

Thursday, May 22, 2014 11:05

[caption id="attachment_37309" align="alignright" width="384"] Polio[/caption] The federal government on Wednesday dispatched 327,000 polio vaccination certificates to the provinces and to hospitals at the federal level, with instructions that they be provided to prospective travellers free of cost upon receiving polio ...

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Refusal to Polio Vaccination a Criminal Offense

Refusal to Polio Vaccination a Criminal Offense

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 17:33

[caption id="attachment_37156" align="alignleft" width="360"] Polio Vaccination[/caption] A resolution was passed by the house unanimously, seeking joint efforts for elimination of polio disease from the country, recommending a seven year jail term for parents who refuse to vaccinate their ...

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Pakistan Tops list with 72 Cases in 2013 (Polio Endemic Countries)

Pakistan Tops list with 72 Cases in 2013 (Polio Endemic Countries)

Thursday, December 5, 2013 11:02

Pakistan has again lost the battle against polio this year with 72 cases reported in the country so far, surpassing Nigeria which reported 50 cases and Afghanistan where only nine cases surfaced. [caption id="attachment_33867" align="alignright" width="384"] Polio[/caption] According to ...

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Polio Count Rises to 56 (Pakistan)

Polio Count Rises to 56 (Pakistan)

Monday, November 4, 2013 9:10

Two more cases of polio have surfaced in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) and the tribal areas. With these, the total number of children infected in 2013 rises to 56, just two less than the figure which loomed over the country in 2012. [caption id="attachment_33218" align="alignnone" width="576"]...

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Pakistan Polio Outbreak Puts Global Eradication at Risk

Pakistan Polio Outbreak Puts Global Eradication at Risk

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 10:12

A Taliban ban on vaccination is exacerbating a serious polio outbreak in Pakistan, threatening to derail dramatic progress made this year towards wiping out the disease worldwide, health officials say. [caption id="attachment_32932" align="alignnone" width="512"] Pakistan Polio[/caption] Health teams in Pakistan ...

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WHO Suspend Polio Field Work in Pakistan (UNICEF)

WHO Suspend Polio Field Work in Pakistan (UNICEF)

Thursday, December 20, 2012 8:48

The UN children's agency UNICEF and the World Health Organisation suspended work on campaigns against polio in Pakistan Wednesday after a series of attacks against workers. [caption id="attachment_28287" align="alignright" width="281"] Polio[/caption] UNICEF spokesman Michael Coleman told AFP the two ...

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