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Polio immunization of children begins in 49 high risk UC of Karachi

Polio immunization of children begins in 49 high risk UC of Karachi KARACHI: Polio immunization campaign commenced here on Tuesday to cover a target population of 694,484 under five children in 49 different union councils, pertaining to 15 different towns of Karachi. Security arrangements in all these UCs has been … Full News here – Read […]

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Polio eradication: Gates telephones Zardari

Karachi : Bill Gates, Chief of Bill & Mellinda Gates Foundation, telephoned Co-Chairman Pakistan Peoples? Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari Monday evening to discuss the efforts against the eradication of polio in Pakistan and the world over and shared with Zardari his vision about making the whole world free from the disease. On the 3rd of […]

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Emergency polio vaccination drive kicks off in eight high-risk UCs today

Karachi Senior officials of the health and anti-polio efforts in the province sprang into action again on Tuesday and held an emergency meeting aft Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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Pakistan arrests parents for refusing children's polio vaccinations

Pakistan authorities have arrested hundreds of parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio, officials said Tuesday, as community opposition and Taliban threats block efforts to eradicate the crippling disease in one of its last strongholds. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Pakistan police arrest parents for refusing to vaccinate children against polio

PESHAWAR, Pakistan – Police in northwest Pakistan have arrested more than 450 parents for refusing to vaccinate their children against polio, officials said on Monday. Riaz Khan Mehsud, deputy commissioner of Peshawar, the main town of northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, told AFP that 471 parents were detained and sent to jail for refusing the vaccine. […]

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Karachi polio workers defy Pakistan militants' murderous campaign

Karachi polio workers defy Pakistan militants' murderous campaign And health workers in Karachi – with its population of more than 20 million, communities of internal refugees from conflict zones, slums and frightening reputation for political and criminal violence – face an exceptionally daunting task. As a result … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Another policeman slain protecting polio vaccinators

Karachi Another official of the Karachi police fell victim to target killers while protecting polio vaccinators on Monday when unidentified motorc Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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Policeman guarding polio workers shot dead in Karachi

(MENAFN – The Peninsula) Gunmen on Monday killed a policeman guarding a polio vaccination team in Karachi, police officials said, the latest blow to efforts to stamp out the crippl… Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Policeman guarding polio workers shot dead in Karachi

Policeman guarding polio workers shot dead in Karachi KARACHI: Gunmen on Monday killed a policeman guarding a polio vaccination team in Karachi, police officials said, the latest blow to efforts to stamp out the crippling virus in Pakistan. The attackers on a motorbike shot the policeman in Papoosh Nagar … Full News here – Read […]

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Polio team attacked in Karachi, policeman succumbs to injuries

Polio team attacked in Karachi, policeman succumbs to injuries KARACHI: Anti-Polio campaigners survived safe in a violent attack while vaccinating children underway in densely populated Banaras area of Aurangi Town situated in the metropolis Karachi on Monday morning. A policeman sustained serious injuries … Full News here – Read more on News Tribe

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What must Pakistan do to beat polio?

What does Pakistan have to do to beat polio? Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Karachi: Four-day anti polio drive fails to meet target

Karachi: Four-day anti polio drive fails to meet target KARACHI (Dunya News) – Four-day anti polio campaign could not achieve the target of vaccination in nine sensitive Union Councils (UC's) of Karachi today (Tuesday), Dunya News reported. The third day of anti polio drive in Karachi is underway. During … Full News here – Read […]

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Karachi: Five-day polio campaign in 11 sensitive UCs delayed

Karachi: Five-day polio campaign in 11 sensitive UCs delayed KARACHI (Dunya News) – Anti-polio drive in eleven sensitive union councils of Karachi could not resume as most of the volunteers were not notified about their presence today (Saturday) by the health authorities. During 5-day campaign, 213,000 children … Full News here – Read more on dunyanews.tv […]

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Injectable polio vaccine campaign on the cards yet again

Karachi Children in 11 high-risk union councils of Karachi would be given inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) doses in a special campaign scheduled fr Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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Polio vaccinations missed in three high-risk UCs

Karachi A polio vaccination campaign in eight of the 11 high-risk union councils of Karachi kicked off on Friday. The campaign could not begin Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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