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Polio drive in Karachi postponed till Tuesday, 3-day campaign starts in

Polio drive in Karachi postponed till Tuesday, 3-day campaign starts in … MONITORING DESK KARACHI/QUETTA (Web Desk) – Anti-polio campaign in Karachi, scheduled to begin from today, has been postponed till Tuesday due to security reasons, Local TV reported. Director Anti-Polio Campaign, Mazhar Khameesani said that … Full News here – Read more on Frontier Post

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Polio cases in Karachi damaging country's image: Dr Ebad

Polio cases in Karachi damaging country's image: Dr Ebad image KARACHI: Governor of Sindh Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan has deplored that in the city like Karachi appearance of Polio cases is tarnishing the image of not only Sindh but also the entire country despite repeated exercise of polio immunisation campaign … Full News here – Read […]

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India's success in polio war holds lessons for others

VIRUS THREAT: The subcontinent overcame religion and traditional beliefs to blunt the dreaded disease Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Three polio workers shot dead in Karachi, one in Mansehra

Three polio workers shot dead in Karachi, one in Mansehra KARACHI: Three polio workers, two females among them, were killed when two polio teams administering vaccination to children in Karachi were attacked, SAMAA reported Tuesday. The attack prompted polio workers to boycott the campaign in Sindh over … Full News here – Read more on SAMAA […]

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Hope for polio eradication takes a bullet

Karachi Salma Jaffar, 35, lies on a stretcher, barely able to talk to her relatives on the cell phone.A bullet had pierced her chest and another on Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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PMA condemns murder of polio workers

Karachi  :  Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Centre and PMA Karachi chapter on Tuesday strongly condemned the brutal murder of three polio workers in Qayumabad area of Karachi and demanded exemplary punishment for the criminals. An emergency meeting of PMA Centre and PMA Karachi was held at PMA house Karachi on Tuesday, attended by Dr Mirza […]

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Probe ordered into three polio workers killing

KARACHI,  Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan on Tuesday directed Inspector General of Police Sindh to conduct probe into killing of three anti-polio workers in Qayumabad area of Karachi and furnish its details. The governor said that all resources should be utilized to arrest those responsible for killing of these workers.  He also directed commissioner […]

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Polio eradication campaign begins

KARACHI,  KMC Metropolitan Commissioner Samiuddin Siddiqui has said that polio eradication campaign has been started in District East for four days and polio teams would carry out this campaign with mutual cooperation. He directed that polio drops would be administered to the children under five years of age in district east and the campaign would […]

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Missed targets in Pakistan, Indian border Punjab pose polio challenge

The polio eradication partners see Punjab as their biggest challenge instead of even Khyber Pakhtunkhwa         Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Year starts with new polio case in city

Karachi In an inauspicious start to the new year, the dreaded bane of polio reared it ugly head again in the city – the authorities said on Wednesd Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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Attack on polio team foiled in Pakistan

Pakistani security forces have aborted a militant attack on a group of health workers administering a polio vaccination campaign in the country’s main seaport and financial center of Karachi, killing one gunman and arresting another. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Africa: The Bravest of the Brave – How Female Vaccinators Are Making All the Difference in Polio Eradication

[Gates Foundation]Seattle -The global polio program is one of the largest and most successful public health campaigns to date. What the campaign has been able to do – drive global cases down from 350,000 a year in 1988 to less than 250 last year – is truly a testament to this unique global effort. The […]

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In citys Pakhtun areas, war on polio extremely hard

Karachi When asked about the utility of the polio vaccine, Mirdaat, an eight-year-old Afghan waste picker calls it “an American conspiracy to wipe Full News here – The News International – Karachi

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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari message on polio day

Karachi,  Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Patron-in-Chief of Pakistan People s Party has saluted the anti-polio workers across Pakistan for carrying out nation s campaign for eradication of polio to ensure physically fit and handicap-free generations in future. On the occasion of World Polio Day, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said some of the polio drive workers are performing […]

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Baldia Town, Karachi: Polio free since 2011

Baldia Town, Karachi: Polio free since 2011 KARACHI: Polio cases in Baldia Town have decreased substantially in the last few years. A team advocating for polio vaccination has increased awareness in families of the benefits of vaccination increasing their willingness to accept polio drops for … Full News here – Read more on The Express […]

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