Health

CM Balochistan kicks off anti-polio drive

Quetta: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri on Monday kicked off polio drive by administrating polio vaccine to children at Chief Minister’s Secretariat and vowed the target of Polio-free- Balochistan would be achieved. Chief Minister said that government is taking war-footing steps for elimination of fatal polio disease, adding that parents, religious scholars, political and tribal elders would have ...

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Balochistan: Polio eradication campaign will start on Monday in 30 districts

Quetta: The provincial Emergency Operation Center (EOC) of Balochistan coordinator, Syed Faisal Ahmed, has said that a three-day anti-polio campaign would kick off by 26th of September 2016, covering 30 districts of Balochistan and aiming at a target population of 2,475,389 children of fewer than five years of age.  Addressing the news conference on a press briefing held on Saturday at ...

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Balochistan Braces for Three-Day Anti-Polio Campaign amid Tight Security

Quetta:  Three-day anti-polio vaccination campaign will begin on Monday.  Over 2.3 million children below the age of five will be given the vaccination during the campaign, informed coordinator of the Emergency Polio Cell Balochistan. According to Dr. Syed Saifur Rehman, coordinator of the Emergency Polio Cell, over 6,000 mobile teams, 820 fixed and 334 transit points have been established across ...

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Three-day Special Polio Immunization to kick off on 15th February

Zubair Mir Quetta: The three-day special polio immunization campaign is scheduled to kick off on February 15, 2016 in 15 districts of Balochistan province, targeting to vaccinate 16, 34,261 children bellow five years of age against the crippling disease during the immunization campaign, the sources maintained. According to the sources of the Emergency Operation Cent (EOC) against the polio Eradication ...

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Life of an Ordinary Polio Worker

Rehaan Dashti It is said that U.N is the biggest champion of labor rights in the world and working in order to ameliorate the living conditions of labor force by announcing universal charter which is appreciated by every quarter. It is disappointing that despite various conferences and protocols there have been no practical and concrete steps taken by the champions ...

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Ulema Condemn Killing of Security Forces Deployed on Security of Polio Workers

Adnan Aamir Quetta:Ulema of Provincial Polio Task Force have condemned the killing of security forces deployed on the security of the polio workers, terming such acts as conspiracies to maligning Islam and Pakistan. Addressing a press conference at Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) on Friday, the Ulema of Provincial Polio Task Force Dr. Atta ur Rehman, Moulana Anwar ul Haq Haqani, ...

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Balochistan: Monthly Anti-polio will commence from Monday

Adnan Aamir Quetta: Three-day monthly polio campaign in Balochistan will commence from 11th January, said Dr. Saif-ur-Rehman coordinator Emergency Operations Center (EOC) while addressing a press conference, on Sunday. Forthcoming Polio Campaign will target 2,472,616 children administration of polio drops in 30 districts of Balochistan. In this campaign 6,603 polio teams will administer polio drops on 796 fixed sites and 321 ...

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More Focus on Pashtun Areas in Anti-Polio Drive: Dr. Malik Baloch

Quetta: Chief Minister (CM) Balochistan Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch has said that his government is making its utmost efforts to make the Balochistan polio free province. The focus in coming campaigns will be on Killa Abdullah, Pishin and parts of Quetta district where challenges are serious in carrying out successful anti-polio campaigns. Chief Minister expressed these views while chairing an important ...

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