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Anti-polio drive launched in Pakistan amid Taliban threat

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 16:18

A three-day special anti-polio campaign was on Wednesday launched in Khyber-Pakthunkhwa province of northwest Pakistan amidst a Taliban ban on vaccinations that threatens to derail global efforts to root out the disease.

Ex-Saudi minister asks Pak Taliban to allow polio vaccinations

Last Updated: Monday, September 17, 2012, 17:08

The Taliban have said vaccinations will not be allowed till the US stops drone attacks.

Polio drive postponed in Pak tribal belt after Taliban threat

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 08:53

A polio immunisation campaign in parts of tribal belt was postponed after Taliban ban, leaving over 3,50,000 children vulnerable to the disease.

Pak: Over 2 lakh kids to miss out on polio jabs

Last Updated: Friday, July 13, 2012, 18:08

The three-day anti-polio campaign will kick off on July 16 in the country with EPI Fata having a target to vaccinate a total of 751,060 children below the age of five years.

Kerala to launch SMS alerts for vaccinations of infants

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 13:19

Parents of new born babies in Kerala will soon get SMS reminders on their mobile phones about the details of mandatory vaccinations for the infant.