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Douala :: Cameroon | 10 days ago

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Ads by Google Yaounde Cameroon has announced a special polio vaccination campaign for all children after half a dozen cases were identified...Minister of Health Andre Mama Fouda said the whole country needs to be on alert to protect every child from

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Yaoundé :: Cameroon | 26 days ago

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Three new polio cases have been confirmed in Cameroon over the past two weeks, making it the country's first outbreak since 2011 and causing alarm among health officials who link the virus's spread to weak vaccine campaign coverage and displacement

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Kandahar :: Afghanistan | 1 month ago

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For healthcare workers, Torkham border crossing connecting eastern Afghanistan to neighbouring Pakistan straddles one of the most important regions in the world: Close to the border are some of the world's few remaining reservoirs where the polio

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Kathmandu :: Nepal | 3 months ago

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It was once thought impossible, but two million footsoldiers and a 35-year-fight have won India its biggest public health success story. Pritha Chatterjee & Santosh Singh on how the battle was won and the biggest challenges ahead. It's one of the

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Brussels :: Belgium | 3 months ago

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Published 15 January 2014 European Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs has hailed the milestone passed by India on 13 January when it marked three years since its last reported polio case, the threshold for certifying a country free of the

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India :: Gambia | 3 months ago

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The marker puts the country on course to being formally declared polio-free in March. The World Health Organization stills need to confirm there are no undetected cases before making the declaration. Polio is a vaccine-preventable disease that has

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New Delhi :: India | 3 months ago

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India will mark three years since its last polio case, leaving it on the cusp of being declared free of the ancient scourge in what is arguably its, and one of the world's, biggest health success stories. Photo/AFP  In Summary On Monday, India will

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Peshawar :: Pakistan | 4 months ago

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The government can eradicate polio in the country in year 2014 if it tackles political and management issues that have marred immunisation efforts in the areas where children remained unvaccinated last year, according to officials. A two-day meeting

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Geneva :: Switzerland | 6 months ago

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The U.N.'s health agency says it has confirmed 10 polio cases in northeast Syria, the first confirmed outbreak of the diseases in Syria in 14 years. World Health Organization spokesman Oliver Rosenbauer said Tuesday "the risk is high of spread across

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Peshawar :: Pakistan | 6 months ago

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Back-to-back emergence of cases, especially in North Waziristan Agency due to Pakistani Taliban ban on vaccination, is hampering the government's efforts to get a polio-free status for Pakistan ahead of Nigeria and Afghanistan, the other two polio

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