Health

Chief Minister Balochistan vows for Polio-free Province

 By: Staff Reporter  QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has categorically stated that no hurdles would be tolerated in achieving the set goals of cleaning Balochistan from polio virus. “We can’t afford to put the future of our children at stake at any cost and accountability of concerned officials would be made who shows indolence and laziness,” he ...

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Three-day anti-polio drive to begin in 29 districts of Balochistan  

Quetta: Three-day anti-polio drive will begin in twenty nine districts of Balochistan from Monday. Addressing a news conference Provincial Coordinator Emergency Operation Centre Balochistan Syed Faisal Ahmed said in Quetta more than 2.4 million children up to five years of age would be administered anti-polio vaccinations during the campaign. More than nine thousand mobile teams have been constituted. He also ...

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Anti-polio drive begins in three districts of Balochistan

Quetta: Five-day anti-polio drive started in three districts of Balochistan, Pashin, Qilla Abdullah including the Provincial metropolis, Quetta on Saturday. The Coordinator Emergency Operation Centre, Syed Faisal Ahmed said that during the drive, over seven hundred thousand children up to five year of age would be administered anti-polio vaccination and for this reason 3054 mobile teams have been constituted. He further ...

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The notion of “Cancer ~death, no longer”, doesn’t seem acceptable in Balochistan

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch The growing numbers of cancer patients’ along with the responsibilities of government authorities in Balochistan are also increasing the tasks of volunteers and journalists in Balochistan. Most of the patients of different ages belong to poor families who are unable to bear the cost of life saving treatment. The recent past has witnessed that volunteers and ...

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Anti-polio drive in 30 districts to kick off from today

Quetta: Coordinator Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) Balochistan Syed Faisal Ahmed said, all preparations have been completed for the three days Anti-Polio drive in Balochistan. Government and Emergency operation Centre Balochistan will commence three days Anti-Polio campaign in Balochistan, in which more than 2.4 million children less than five years would be administered with polio drops. During the campaign Vitamin-A drops ...

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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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