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Japan grants $4.35m for Pakistan’s polio eradication programme

The government of Japan on Monday announced a $4.35 million grant as part of its continued support to Pakistan for its polio eradication efforts. The grant...

Taliban back door-to-door polio vaccine drive

The Taliban interim government has backed a house-to-house polio vaccination drive next month across the country. In a statement, the World Health Organization and the...

Pakistan is about to be polio-free

Only a single case of the communicable disease has been reported this year- something that has never happened before. For the first time in more...

PM Imran discusses polio drive in Pakistan with Gates, urges humanitarian aid for Afghans

Co-chairman Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, on Wednesday telephoned Prime Minister Imran Khan and discussed polio eradication drive in Pakistan. Microsoft founder Gates...

PM Imran, Bill Gates discuss polio, coronavirus eradication efforts

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke with Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), in a telephonic conversation on Thursday. During...

PM launches national anti-polio drive

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the National Anti-Polio drive here on Monday with a goal to rid the country of the crippling disease. The...

Police officer killed while escorting polio workers

A police officer was shot and killed while escorting a team of polio health workers in KPK. Unidentified gunmen, on a motorcycle, attacked a team...

PM Imran Khan to work with Bill Gates against Polio and COVID-19

Prime Minister Imran Khan held a telephone conversation on Wednesday with Mr. Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Views were exchanged...

Rising concern over growing polio cases in Balochistan

The tally of polio virus infections this year has soared to 23, according to Balochistan's health department. On Monday, Balochistan's Minister for Finance, Mir...

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