In addition, the Japanese grant will be used to replace aging stocks of cold chain materials, reagents and other essential equipment needed to be able to accurately isolate and identify wild polio
virus from stool and environmental samples.
Eradication Programme has come a long way toward building a future in which polio
no longer endangers children, families, and communities across the country.
The new grant will help strengthen polio
surveillance through new technology and contribute towards polio
eradication in the country.
Suhail Ahmed Chaudhry, he responded that polio
virus has been confirmed in the sewerage water of Pirwadhai and adjacent areas, however polio
virus has not been confirmed in any child of Rawalpindi.
Although the government has taken measures to ensure the safety of polio
workers as polio
teams are accompanied by police officials and police mobiles, these measures have helped little in controlling these killings.
In December last year, a polio
case of a 16-months-old child surfaced in Gulistan tehsil of Qilla Abdullah district, mainly becauseparents of the child had refused the anti-polio
vaccinations when provided.
He said Punjab had completed the year 2016 without a single polio
Muhammad Zubair Khan said we are close to eradicate polio
Total eight polio
cases were reported in 2017 in Pakistan while three cases were emerged from Balochistan in Zhob, Chaman Pishin.
outbreak in Syria is a small indication of the horrors war can inflict.
It is hoped that 2017 will be the end of the polio
virus in Afghanistan with the lowest number expected this year.
Claims Mr Norris "secured PS400m funding to end polio
" and that "in five years, polio
will be eradicated as a result of that [funding]" were questioned locally; certainly the later claim concerning polio
eradication is potentially grossly misleading.