Posts tagged as: polio

Another polio case reported from Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Despite the hectic efforts by the national and international donor agencies, Peshawar on Tuesday reported another polio case, raising the to The News International – Peshawar

PTI, PML-N join hands in KP, Fata to launch Sehat Ka Ittehad polio campaign

PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, which have been at loggerheads for long have joined hands to fight the crippl The News International – Peshawar

Polio: Six new cases reported across the country

ISLAMABAD / PESHAWAR: As the government prepares to launch its last nationwide anti-polio drive for 2014, six new cases of polio surfaced in three different areas of the country on Saturday, taking the total tally of polio cases reported this year to 276. The National Institute of Health Islamabad (NIH) confirmed that four of the new […]

Two new polio cases surface in FATA

PESHAWAR: Two new polio cases were reported from Khyber Agency of Fata on Monday, raising the total number of cases reported from across the country to 270. According to NIH sources, presence of Polio type-I virus was confirmed in two children; both of them belonging to Khyber Agency. The first was an 11-month-old boy from Achini Nehar […]

IED blast in Bajaur: Three Levies officials killed, two others wounded while escorting polio teams

KHAR: Three Levies officials were killed while two other officials wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by the roadside blew up in Bajaur Agency while escorting polio teams in Salarzai area on Tuesday. A political administration officer, Sahibzada was also hurt in the blast. A political administration official confirmed that the blast took place, […]

Polio updates: Two new cases put Pakistan total at 222

In 2014, Pakistan broke its own 14-year-old record when it crossed 200 polio cases. According to the World Health Organisation, the country is at a “tipping point” as the remaining endemic countries in the world—Afghanistan and Nigeria—have seen a significant decline in the number of cases this year.  All stories related to polio, including new […]

Another polio case surfaces in Khyber Agency

PESHAWAR: Another polio case has been reported in an 18-months-old female child from the Akakhel area of Bara in Khyber Agency on Saturday taking the total number of polio cases in Khyber Agency to … Peshawar News Sources -2

Pakistans failings to fight polio spark global emergency response

Polio workers give polio vaccine drops to a child as a policeman stands guard during a vaccination campaign in Peshawar, the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province March 30, … Peshawar News Sources -2

Five polio cases reported in a day

PESHAWAR: As highly paid officials of the provincial and federal polio monitoring cell continue to look for innovative ways to retain their ‘rewarding Peshawar News Sources

Policemen escorting polio team killed in DI Khan

PESHAWAR: Two policemen part of the security escort for an anti-polio team were shot and killed during a firing incident in Dera Ismail Khan. Peshawar News Sources

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