Over 44.3 million children under five years of age will be vaccinated during immunization campaign.
Over 44.3 million children under five years of age will be vaccinate in polio immunization campaign.
Children up to five years of age will be administered polio drops during the campaign
In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 7.4 million and in Balochistan 2.5 million children will be given polio drops
Pakistan reports fifth poliovirus case in ongoing year
Frontline workers like Reshma play a key role as Pakistan strives for a polio-free future
Currently, only four countries in the world are left with the polio virus, including Pakistan
24-month-old child diagnosed with polio in Karachi
Poliovirus found in environmental samples of four cities, including Karachi, Peshawar, Pindi
Poliovirus detected in Peshawar, Dera Bugti environmental samples: official
Poliovirus found in environmental samples from Peshawar, Dera Bugti
Opinion is divided as many believe it will backfire
Over forty million children across the country will be administered polio vaccine.
Poliovirus detected in Peshawar, Pishin sewage samples
Efforts on to root out poliovirus from Pakistan by year-end: minister
This was the first engagement between senior GPEI officials and the caretaker government
Incident took place in jurisdiction of Miryan police station
Attack took place on the first day of a week-long campaign to administer the polio drops
Poliovirus found in Karachi environmental sample
Poliovirus' Afghan variant detected in Lahore
The first national immunization campaign of the current year 2023 will begin today (Monday).
National Polio immunization drive to start from Monday
PM, Gates agree to continue working together on shared objectives
The third Sub-National Immunization Days campaign of the current year will be launched today
Nation salutes Levies soldier who sacrificed his life to protect polio workers, says PM
Over 0.4 mln children to get anti-polio drops: DC
Aseefa urges parents to support govt for polio eradication
At least 6.5 million children would be administered polio vaccination across Sindh.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledge $1.2 billion to eradicate polio
According to NIH, the total number of polio cases in the country climbed to 18 this year.
Twenty-two million children under five years of age will be administered anti-polio vaccines.
PM terms 'polio-free Pakistan' a national goal
PM vows to down 'enemies of children's health'
COAS appreciated Bill Gates and his foundation’s efforts towards this noble cause.
PM expresses concern over increase in polio cases in KP
At least 13 cases of polio virus as of July this year have been reported in North Waziristan.
New York reports 1st US polio case in nearly a decade
Two polio workers died along with two others in Datta Khel.
In Punjab, 39,000 health workers are taking part in the the week-long campaign.
All the 11 children confirmed with wild polio virus as of June this year belong to North Waziristan.
8-month-old baby diagnosed with poliovirus in North Waziristan
All the 10 children confirmed with polio virus as of June this year belong to North Waziristan.
Seventh polio case reported in country this year
Around 340,000 frontline workers will take part in the campaign
This year, 3 polio cases have been reported from North Waziristan.
Government has decided to start a nationwide immunization campaign from May 23 to May 29.
PM Shehbaz has summoned a report from the authorities concerned.
Pakistan has a chance to make history by eradicating polio
Pakistan's efforts to end polio receive global acknowledgement
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PM Imran, Bill Gates agree to continue working together on shared objectives
The suspect along with his family members threw bricks on the polio team from his house's roof
The PM directed that other immunization programs should also be synchronized with polio campaigns
The premier informed Bill Gates regarding Pakistan's efforts to eliminate polio from the country.
National polio immunization drive continues
Five-day anti-polio drive across country begins
Anti-polio campaign to begin in Sindh, Balochistan from Monday
No polio case detected in last seven months: Dr Faisal
Dr Faisal shows aim to include Pakistan in list of polio free countries
PM Imran directs to utilize all resources to eradicate polio
Anti-polio drive begins in parts of country
Dr Faisal Sultan asked the parents to understand the importance of these drops.
Efforts continuing to achieve polio-free Pakistan despite COVID-19 challenges: PM
BMGF lauds Pakistan Army for supporting national polio drive
PM stresses upon coordinated efforts to rid country from polio
PM launches national anti-polio drive
The health department of all provinces has appealed the parents to get their children vaccinated
Polio campaign of varied duration to begin in country tomorrow
COAS Bajwa, Bill Gates discuss polio situation, COVID-19 in Pakistan
Mr. Gates acknowledged Pakistan's commitment to address climate change
Five-day anti–polio drive begins in Balochistan
More than 2.4 million children up to five years of age would be administered anti-polio drops.
Afghanistan's COVID-19 vaccination has not been affected since inoculations are being done
Officials have blamed the Taliban for much of the violence across Afghanistan.
SOPs will be strictly implemented during the drive for protection against the coronavirus.
Anti-polio campaign to start across country from tomorrow
Five day nationwide anti-polio vaccination campaign is underway
Around 285,000 polio frontline workers will visit parents and caregivers at their doorstep.
Five-day nationwide anti-polio drive to start from tomorrow
Japanese envoy pays tribute to Pakistan's polio workers on door-to-door drive
Poliomyelitis drops will be administered to over 39 million children under the age of five.
A total of 82 polio cases have been reported so far in Pakistan this year.
Five-day national polio immunization drive to start from Monday
The CM ordered for arranging special vaccination for children deprived of the anti-polio drops.
Both pledged to continue working together to make further progress in ending polio in Pakistan.
Pakistan so far reported a total of 80 polio cases in 2020 out of which 22 cases are from Sindh.
With the new case, the number of polio cases in Punjab in the current year has reached 13.
The health department registered cases against three parents during the last campaign
Polio vaccine only way to protect children from disability: Asifa Bhutto
Governors of KP, Nangarhar launch anti-polio drive at Pak-Afghan border
Police register case against citizen for refusing polio vaccine in Faisalabad
COAS plants tree as part of Sarsabz-o-Shadab Pakistan, attends polio free Pakistan event
The campaign will be continued till September 25.
The campaign would continue till September 25 across the province including merged tribal districts.
Polio teams will also be available at bus stops, railway stations and other public places.
With the new case, the number of polio cases in Balochistan in the current year has reached 19.
Three children abducted by fake polio workers in Chunian
Another case of polio reported in Balochistan
Govt to begin national anti-polio campaign this month
One polio case has been reported in Balochistan and one in Punjab.
UN declares Africa free of polio
Polio campaign begins in Balochistan, AJK
Polio eradication efforts need strong national commitment: CM
Murad Ali Shah said that the entire world has eliminated polio from countries
9,255,925 children will be administered anti-polio drops in the campaign.
Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa spoke on telephone with Bill Gates.
Polio campaign has been resumed after four months of suspension due to Covid-19: CM
Yasmin Rashid directs authorities to ensure eradication of dengue larvae
The anti-polio campaign continued for five days.
He paid gratitude to the health staff engaged in the campaign under challenging circumstances
CM Buzdar directs to make Punjab Polio free
In the first phase, 800,000 children under the age of five will be vaccinated.
Polio vaccination activities to resume from July 20 in KPK
The COAS thanked Bill Gates for his foundation's efforts towards the noble cause.
Afghanistan is one of only three countries where polio remains endemic
Anti-polio campaign in KP suspended due to coronavirus.
Both affected children are just over 1 year old
With the new case, the number of polio cases in the province in the current year has reached five.
One more polio case has been reported in Shikarpur district of Sindh province.
Pakistan’s Polio Eradication programme scheduled three back to back national campaigns
The campaign would start from Feb 17 to administer anti-polio drops to 20 million children
Imran Khan said special measures are being taken to organize traffic on Pak-Afghan border areas.
General Bajwa reaffirmed the commitment to eradicate polio in the country completely.
At least 2,773 teams have been constituted for the anti-polio campaign.
Sindh's first polio case of 2020 reported.
Two more polio cases reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Two more polio cases reported in Sindh.
The number of polio cases in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from January 2019 has increased to 88.
Six more polio cases surface in KP, Balochistan
Two policemen killed as polio team in Lower Dir attacked.
Imran Khan urged the parents to actively seek administering anti-polio drops to their children.
This grant worth USD 4.5 million will be used for procurement of oral polio vaccine.
The total number of polio cases in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa this year now stands at 68.
He regretted that anti-vaccine campaigns had adversely affected the polio programme
At least 7,481 teams have been constituted for the anti-polio campaign.
World Polio Day: Wasim Akram appointed ambassador for anti-polio drive.
Babar Bin Atta resigns as PM's focal person on polio.
The government has ensured comprehensive security plan for the polio teams.
A three-day polio campaign will also begin in Torghar district from tomorrow.
Anti-polio campaign continues in Punjab, KP and Balochistan on second day.
Three-day anti-polio drive begins in parts of country
The total number of polio cases in Pakistan this year now stands at 58.
Polio teams will also be available at bus stops, railway stations and other public places.
The meeting was briefed about the steps taken by the provinces to eradicate the polio virus.
PM Imran expresses disappointment on outbreak of poliovirus.
Three polio cases were reported in Bannu and one each in Charsadda and North Waziristan.
Strict security measures have been taken for the security of polio teams.
The virus has been detected in two children belonging to Torghar and three kids from Bannu.
In Sindh, around 5.5 million children under-five years of age will be vaccinated.
Fool proof security arrangements have also been made for security of mobile teams
Babar Bin Atta said that polio campaign in Bannu will start from Monday where he will lead the team.
WHO expressed its concerns about the attacks on vaccinators and the police accompanying them.
11 more cases of polio have been reported in Bannu division
People feared after their malicious propaganda and polio teams were attacked in some areas: Babar
Our mission is to make the country free from polio as it is our national duty: Usman Buzdar
vaccination given to children was safe and according to standards: report
Polio virus has been confirmed in a three-year-old girl in North Waziristan.
According to details, the victim was identified as 13-year-old girl.
The victim was identified as 10-year-old boy who was resident of Allama Iqbal Town.
Pakistan is one of three countries in the world where polio is still endemic.
The officers have recovered weapons from the suspects.