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Almost 40 million children in Pakistan did not receive polio vaccinations: UNICEF

Under the umbrella of the National Emergency Operations Centre, UNICEF supported 14 polio vaccination campaigns in 2020

Published on 2nd July 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: How March 16 became National Vaccination Day back in the year 1995

In today's #TBT, we tell you all about National Vaccination Day and why it is declared so. A brief history of India's battle with deadly polio and the importance of vaccination in these tough times 

Published on 16th March 2021
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64 lakh kids to be administered polio drops during Karnataka's PPI programme

On Saturday, President Ram Nath Kovind had launched the first round of the Pulse Polio Programme for 2021 by administering polio drops to children

Published on 31st January 2021
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40 million Pakistani children under five-years receive vaccination during nationwide anti-polio campaign

Dr Rana Mohammad Safdar said in a statement that the fight against poliovirus was rejuvenated through the delivery of successful polio campaigns last year

Published on 20th January 2021
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Parents should ensure that children below the age of five be administered polio vaccine on Jan 17: Harsh Vardhan

Recalling the last case of polio virus in the country, exactly 10 years ago during January 2011 in West Bengal, he said the World Health Organisation certified India as polio-free in 2014

Published on 8th January 2021
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Millions of children at risk with immunisation services disrupted amid COVID-19 pandemic: UN

Even before the Coronavirus pandemic, measles, polio and other vaccines were out of reach for 20 million children below the age of one every year, the UN Children's Fund said

Published on 27th April 2020
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UNICEF warns over lack of life-saving vaccines for kids

Most countries had suspended mass polio immunization campaigns and 25 countries had postponed mass measles immunization campaigns, the UNICEF said

Published on 25th April 2020

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