The total number of polio cases in the country has reached 64 this year.
Prime Minister’s Focal Person on Polio Babar Bin Atta says the helpline has been established with funding from Unicef.
Babar bin Atta will share the presentation to be placed before an Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) on Polio meeting.
PM’s focal person blames the previous government for the current situation.
Aurangzeb alleged that due to its incompetence several programmes of the government had failed.
By doing their jobs they are ensuring that the polio workers are performing their jobs as smoothly as possible.
Tally breaks five-year record with 62 victims.
The tally of polio cases for the current year goes up to 60.
The men misbehaved with vaccinators during the catch-up campaign being carried out to cover the 'missed children'.
Team of EOC coordinator transferred without his consent.
The move comes after an infant’s death in Swabi led to rumours on social media that it was caused by the vaccine.
Total number of cases have come up to 58 this year; campaigns to be held in Lahore, KP and Balochistan.
The number of polio cases in the country has climbed to 58 this year.
Only Pakistan and Afghanistan are still battling incidents of the disease around the world.
PM’s Focal Person on Polio Eradication says parents mark their children's fingers themselves to avoid vaccination.
Directs officials to undertake effective awareness and immunisation campaigns so the disease can be kept in check.
Parents’ refusal to vaccinate their children cited as the reason for the diagnosis.
The latest victim from Balochistan is a five-month-old baby boy from Qila Abdullah.
Target of activity includes unregistered children below the age of two.
The presence of polio in sewage also shows that the immunity of local children has fallen and they are at risk.
Officials estimate that so-called fake finger markings are hiding the true scale of refusal rates.
During current year 45 polio cases have been confirmed as compared to 12 last year.
In the past attention was given to controlling the disease and reducing the number of reported cases.
Replacement of Lakki and Bannu health officers was ordered over poor polio coverage.
With the latest addition, the number of polio cases detected in Bannu this year has risen to 16.
If we are to win over the community, we must not make use of force and coercion.
In sharp contrast, last year 12 cases were reported from across the country and only eight in 2017.
Religion is not the reason Pakistani parents refuse the polio vaccine.
Prime Minister’s Focal Person on Polio Babar bin Atta says the total number of polio cases might top 50 this year.
Pakistan and Afghanistan are the only countries still reporting polio cases.