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17 Oct 2018 description

Islamabad, October 16, 2018 - Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has reaffirmed his firm government commitment for polio free Peshawar and assured to provide all available resources to achieve this end. The team for the prevention of polio would be given proper security and it we all will work as a team towards this end, he assured.

16 Oct 2018 description

By Sajida Mansoor

Islamabad, October 15, 2018 - More than 31 million Pakistani children are to be vaccinated against measles in late October in a countrywide immunization campaign that pulls together national funding and the polio programme’s greatest asset: its human resources.

27 Sep 2018 description

Karachi, Sindh province: UC4 Gadap in the outskirts of Karachi, just off the super highway; the main transit route to Balochistan in one direction while it links to Punjab and KP.on the other side. The area is inhabited by some 600,000 people, 77% of whom are Pashtuns, Afghans and the dominant Mehsud tribe.

Lack of basic health and sanitation service such as solid waste management, sewage system and health facilities is a hallmark of UC4 Gadap.

28 Aug 2018 description

Federal Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination praises programme efforts to protect every child from polio

21 Aug 2018 description
infographic Government of Pakistan

In July:
- There were no new cases of wild poliovirus (WPV1) reported.
- 10.5 million children were vaccinated against poliovirus during case response campaigns by more than 73 000 dedicated frontline workers.
- Teams at transit points and borders successfully vaccinated 1.7 million children.

24 Jul 2018 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is in Low Flood level. All the other major Rivers are in the state of their normal flows. Low to medium flood is expected in River Chenab and Jhelum along with Nullahs of Rivers Ravi and Chenab. Details at Annex A.

24 Jul 2018 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is in Low Flood level. All the other major Rivers are in the state of their normal flows. Low to Medium flood is expected in River Chenab along with Nullahs of Rivers Ravi & Chenab during 22 to 24 July 2018. Urban flooding is also expected in Gujranwala, Sargodha, Lahore & Faisalabad Divisions during 23 to 24 July 2018. Details at Annex A.

22 Jul 2018 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is in Low Flood level. All the other major Rivers are in the state of their normal flows. Flows in the River Chenab along with Nullahs of Rivers Ravi & Chenab are likely to increase from 23 July 2018. Details at Annex A.

22 Jul 2018 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is in Low Flood level. All the other major Rivers are in the state of their normal flows. Flows in the Nullahs of Rivers Ravi & Chenab are likely to increase from 23 July 2018. Details at Annex A.

10 May 2018 description
infographic Government of Pakistan

The Pakistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Pakistan.

In March:

One new case of wild poliovirus (WPV1) was detected.
4 million children were vaccinated against poliovirus by a team of almost 260 000 dedicated frontline workers.
Teams at transit points and borders successfully vaccinated 1.6 million children.

07 May 2018 description

Sub-national immunisation campaign underway to protect children from the crippling disease

Islamabad, 7 May 2018 – Starting today the country will embark on a polio vaccination campaign that aims to reach 23.8 million children aged 5 years. Some 161,000 frontline workers will be going “door-to-door” over the next five days to reach every child with two doses of the safe and effective vaccine, according to the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) for Polio Eradication.

07 May 2018 description

Islamabad, 3 May 2018 - Private School Heads in Islamabad pledged to play their instrumental role in building trust amongst parents to ensure all children under the age of five years in their schools receive their polio vaccine every time it is offered during vaccination campaign.

01 May 2018 description

Peshawar, April 30, 2018: Provincial Emergency Operations Centre Khyber Paktunkhwa is concerned about the news of a child who has died last night because of some medical complications and would like to assure the communities that as reported by a section of media it has nothing to do with Polio Vaccine.

25 Apr 2018 description

Islamabad, April 24, 2018: Federal Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (MoNHSRC), Mrs. Saira Afzal Tarar has urged parents in Pakistan to observe the World Immunization Week this year by ensuring that every child in their household and community is vaccinated against vaccine preventable diseases. She vowed that the government is committed in saving lives of vulnerable children by ensuring smooth supply of vaccines against these 10 vaccine preventable diseases across the country.