22 September 2018

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Bamyan (BNA) The second round of polio vaccination campaign was started in Bamyan province yesterday.
According to BNA, the polio vaccination program started with presence of Mohammad Asef Mobalegh care-taker and deputy governor of Bamyan, Dar Wafullah Kamou care-taker of public health office and other in charges of that province.
According to BNA report, the campaign will be implemented in all districts and villages of that province.
T. Yarzada

Monday, September 25, 2017

Herat (BNA) The second round of polio vaccination was kick off in Herat province today.
Monesa Hasanzada social deputy of Herat vaccinating of a child started the program, asked all in charges and governors of the province to cooperate with medical teams for successful implementation of this campaign.
Dr. Abdul Hakim Taman head of public health of Herat province said, it is due that hundreds of children will be vaccinated throughout districts of Herat province.
The campaign will be continued for three day.
It is due that in this round, 634,000 children under five will be vaccinated.
T. Yarzada

Monday September 25, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The Fourth round of anti-polio vaccination has started today across the country, BNA reported.
Dr. Maiwand Ahmadzai in-charge of anti-polio in ministry of public health told BNA correspondent, this round has launched by ministry of public health with cooperation of World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nation International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF).
The program to be continued for three days that 9.9 million will be vaccinated and anti-warm tablets also will be distributed to 5.9 million children 2-5 years, Ahmadzai underlined.

Monday September 18, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The infectious poliomyelitis disease is yet to be completely uprooted in militancy-hit Afghanistan as the World Health Organization (WHO) has reported one new virus from southern Zabul province on Friday.
The regional reference laboratory released a report on one new wild poliovirus (WPV1) case in August 2017, from Arghandab district of Zabul province that brings the total number of WPV1 cases in 2017 to six across the country, the organization said on its website. Investigations last year had also revealed that what was found in Bermal district of eastern Paktika province was a polio case generally linked to a virus from Southern Waziristan region of neighboring of Pakistan.
Currently only two countries, namely Afghanistan and Pakistan still remain polio endemic since Nigeria was removed from the list of polio endemic countries in 2015.

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