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Chaman’s latest anti-polio campaign targets adults too

All adults travelling abroad will need to be vaccinated

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March 18, 2019


Three-day polio campaign begins in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The campaign will target more than 9.8 million children

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January 21, 2019


Scared after children’s deaths, parents cooperate in Karachi polio campaign

Reports of children’s deaths have brought around parents in Karachi who were once reluctant to get their children vaccinated against polio Local administration took influential neighbours, lady health workers and religious leaders on board to convince parents. They are going door to door to persuade parents. “Reports of children’s deaths scared us,” said a Nazimabad…

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March 14, 2018


New polio campaign launched in Quetta after rare strain found

Pakistan began a special five-day polio immunisation campaign in Quetta on Monday for children under five after a rare strain of the virus was found in sewage samples, officials said. Local officials said they had recruited Muslim clerics to promote the immunisations for 400,000 children after past programmes were met with resistance and even violence…

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January 3, 2017


Polio drive suspended in Karachi town after gun attack

KARACHI: Authorities today suspended the ongoing anti-polio drive in Karachi’s Orangi Town after a militant attack on police teams. At least seven policemen guarding polio workers were martyred when they came under fire from miscreants in the deadliest ambush of 2016 in Orangi Town. The attackers, who left seven policemen dead on the spot, managed…

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April 20, 2016


Anti-polio drive begins in Balochistan, GB, Fata

ISLAMABAD: An anti-polio drive in Balochistan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Gilgit-Baltistan begun on Monday. Over 2.4 million children under five years of age will be administered polio drops in Balochistan. The provincial Coordinator, Dr Saif-ur-rehman told Radio Pakistan Quetta correspondent that during the three day campaign over 2.4 million children below the age of…

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January 11, 2016