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Bill Gates announces increase in financial aid for Pakistan

Bill Gates announces increase in financial aid for Pakistan

Bill Gates has committed that his Foundation will increase financial aid for Pakistan The billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft’s founder and Chairman of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates has announced the increase in Pakistan’s aid. While praising the Pakistani government’s commitment to the eradication of polio, Chairman of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates has committed that financial aid ... Read More »

Japan announces US$4.63 million grant for polio vaccination in Pakistan

Japan announced a grant of five hundred twenty million Yen for polio vaccination in Pakistan

Japan provides 520 million Yen to assist Pakistan’s efforts for Polio Eradication The Government of Japan has announced today to provide a grant of 520 million Yen to support supply of the essential polio vaccine for the case response and mop up vaccination campaigns during the 2017-2018 low transmission season of the poliovirus. The grant notes were signed and exchanged ... Read More »

Polio eradication goal is zero cases everywhere and no more viruses anywhere

A health worker vaccinates a child against polio outside her home during Polio – National Immunisation Day (NID, while her sisters watching in Sherpow in Landhi town, Karachi Pakistan.

Opionion article by the Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Pakistan Dr. Michel Thieren in connection with World Polio Day It is inevitable that polio will be stopped, will all likelihood even by the year’s end. Wherever the virus is still actively transmitting, mostly in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the core polio epidemiological indicators attest that this virus is ... Read More »

Pakistan and Afghanistan are fighting last battle to wipe out polio

A health worker vaccinates a child against polio outside her home during Polio – National Immunisation Day (NID, while her sisters watching in Sherpow in Landhi town, Karachi Pakistan.

Polio can be eradicated only if injectable vaccines are added to oral drop campaigns By Ashfaq Yusufzai PESHAWAR (Pakistan) – Eradicating poliomyelitis, the crippling childhood disease, now hinges critically on a programme of adding the injectable, inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) to the existing oral polio vaccine (OPV) drives in Pakistan and Afghanistan, the last reservoirs of the wild virus. Pakistan, ... Read More »

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