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Kohat [Pakistan], September 20 (ANI): Unidentified men killed a policeman guarding a polio vaccination team in Kohat city in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on the third day of a five-day polio campaign on Sunday.
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa [Pakistan], August 3 (ANI): A police officer assigned to protect a polio vaccination team was shot dead by gunmen in Dera Ismail Khan city of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], July 2 (ANI): The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said in an annual report that almost 40 million children in Pakistan did not receive polio vaccinations between April and June amid the COVID-19 outbreak, when all polio campaigns were suspended.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
New York [US], June 16 (ANI/Xinhua): A senior UN official on Tuesday condemned the killing of five health workers and the wounding of four others carrying out a polio vaccination campaign in Afghanistan's Nangarhar Province.
Nangarhar [Afghanistan], June 15 (ANI): As many as five health workers were killed and four others wounded in five separate shooting incidents during a polio vaccination drive in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Tuesday.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Mardan [Pakistan], June 10 (ANI): Two police officers assigned to protect polio vaccinations workers in the Mardan district of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were shot dead, police said.
Updated : 7 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Doda (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], February 1 (ANI): The polio vaccination drive began in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district on Sunday as part of the National Polio Immunisation Programme in which children in the age group of 0-5 years will be administered polio drops following COVID-19 protoc
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 31 (ANI): At the launch of the 'Polio National Immunization Day' at Veerangana Avanti Bai Women's Hospital in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday administered polio doses to children.
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], January 17 (ANI/Xinhua): The Afghan Public Health Ministry launched a nationwide campaign on Sunday to give polio vaccination doses to 9.9 million children under the age of five, the ministry said in a statement.
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 27 (ANI): Members of a polio vaccination team of health department officials were allegedly held hostage by the locals on suspicion that they were collecting data for the National Population Register (NPR).
Updated : 1 year, 8 months ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan 7 (ANI): The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), also known as the Pakistan Taliban, has regained its ground in the tribal belt of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after overcoming the challenges arising out of the killing of its key
Updated : 1 year, 9 months ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], Dec 25 (ANI): Pakistan has decided to import polio markers from India, months after suspending all kinds of trade with its neighbour.