3.3 million children in Pakistan to be polio vaccinated

3.3 million children in Pakistan to be polio vaccinated

Japanese government, Japan International Cooperation Agency and the United Nations Children’s Fund have signed an agreement to vaccinate 3.3 million children between 4 to 23 months of age in Pakistan .

Polio Free Pakistan: UNICEF prediction

Speaking at a signing ceremony in Islamabad, Prime Minister Focal Person for Polio Eradication Ayesha Raza Farooq lauded Japanese government efforts in eradication of polio from Pakistan .

Japanese Ambassador to Pakistan Takashi Kurai said use of IPV vaccination in polio eradication campaigns will help to control polio virus in Pakistan .

JICA Chief Representative in PakistanYasuhiro Tojo said real progress has been made in reducing the number of new infections in Pakistan .

4 Pakistani polio workers awarded Louis Pasteur medals in France    

Deputy Representative of UNICEF Cristian Munduate said Pakistan is making significant progress in the fight against polio .

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