Tag archive for ‘Pakistan Polio’
By pak_adnews On Monday, March 21st, 2016

Good neighbours ease fears in Pakistan polio fight

In a rundown district of Karachi, Rabia balks at a neighbour’s proposal to vaccinate her children, demonstrating one of the biggest hurdles to eradicating polio in Pakistan by the end of the year: confused More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Pakistan success stories increase hopes of global polio eradication

By Lisa O’Carroll The raid that killed Osama bin Laden in May 2011 was blamed for a spike in polio in Pakistan because some used the CIA’s involvement in the mission – it set up a fake immunisation campaign More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, November 19th, 2015

By tracing cellphones, Pakistan makes inroads in war against polio

By Tim Craig In a surprising turnaround, Pakistan appears to be finally getting a handle on its polio epidemic, thanks to unorthodox tactics such as tracking residents’ cellphones. The 85 percent decline in new More...