Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 13:10
A woman polio worker was on Wednesday shot dead by suspected militants in northwest Pakistan during an anti-immunisation drive, the latest in a series of attacks targeting the government`s vaccination campaign.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 02, 2013, 15:04
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013, 19:31
Around 50 students of a school in Assam`s Barpeta district were taken ill after being administered vaccine for Japanese encephalitis today, district administration sources said.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 30, 2013, 14:08
Some children in Pakistan have missed UN -sponsored polio vaccinations due to security concerns in the country`s tribal regions, a top WHO official has said.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 13:49
Two members of a polio vaccination team were killed when their motorcycle hit a bomb in the restive Kurram tribal region of Pakistan.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 21:18
Motorcycle-borne gunmen fired at a polio vaccination team in Pakistan`s restive northwest, killing a policeman who was protecting the vaccinators.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 11:32
Terrorists now want to condemn Pakistanis to a life in a wheelchair or on crutches, said a daily Wednesday after five members of polio vaccination teams were murdered.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 15:33
Five females working as a part of polio campaign I were on Tuesday shot dead in Pakistan`s largest city, Karachi.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 18, 2012, 17:14
According to data, around 998,569 children of the 32 million targeted during the three-day nationwide drive, backed by the government and WHO, were left unvaccinated.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 08, 2012, 23:40
Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today said the eradication of Japanese Encephalitis in Uttar Pradesh was not possible till cent per cent vaccination was not achieved in areas affected by the disease.
Last Updated: Monday, July 16, 2012, 19:35
Taliban had last month announced that the `shura` (council) of militants had decided to ban the vaccination drive.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 04, 2012, 18:05
Afghanistan and Pakistan has not been successful as children have not been given the new and more effective vaccines.
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