Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 19:26
An outbreak of polio that has paralysed 13 children in war-torn Syria is linked to a strain of the virus from Pakistan, the World Health Organisation said Monday.
Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 10:03
Pakistan observed the World Polio Day Thursday with an aim to raise awareness among masses about the damage of polio besides gathering support to boost the eradication efforts.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 09:36
A Taliban ban on vaccination is exacerbating a serious polio outbreak in Pakistan, threatening to derail dramatic progress made this year towards wiping out the disease worldwide, health officials say.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 23:32
A health emergency has been declared in Pakistan`s north-western Swat Valley after 18 people died of dengue and more than 5,000 cases were reported in a month.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 19:40
The government of Pakistan`s Punjab province hopes to combat the menace of dengue by releasing fish in water bodies where dengue mosquitoes breed.
Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 19:18
A polio virus prevalent in Pakistan has been detected in Israel, and the WHO says it does not know how the virus travelled all the way there.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 08, 2013, 23:35
Two more people died of measles Saturday in Pakistan`s Punjab province, raising the number of deaths in the region to 146, officials said.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 02, 2013, 15:49
Pakistan is taking oral vaccination tips from India, which has been polio-free for over two years, and wants to replicate its success story, the head of the neighbouring country`s polio programme says.