The victim is a 13-month-old boy who has been paralysed by wild poliovirus in the in Mir Ali area of North Waziristan.
Demand payment of Rs1,000 as daily stipend, grant of four days leave every month, timely payment of monthly salaries.
Compensation to be paid to frontline staff; KP health dept employees demand restoration, salaries.
"We are committed and optimistic about eradicating polio by 2023,” says Heath Minister Abdul Qadir Patel.
Says current data suggests the virus is now under control in the country.
Anti-polio campaign launched in ‘very high-risk’ UCs of Karachi divison, Hyderabad.
Drive will be launched in Sindh, Balochistan, Punjab today and in KP on Dec 5.
Health Minister Abdul Qadir Patel stresses need to devise a collective strategy to ensure eradication of the virus
During the campaign, 1.785 million children below the age of five years will be vaccinated in 19 out of 34 districts.
Women workers protecting children against preventable, lifelong paralysis, Abdul Qadir Patel says.
Province has remained polio-free since April 2021.
Describes vaccination as "religious, medical and humanitarian duty".
Latest case reported from South Waziristan — the first case from the area after a gap of two years.
This is the highest number of missed children reported in the provincial capital so far.
It is the 18th case of the crippling disease detected in the country this year.
Sample collected from a sewage line from Landhi’s Bakhtawar goth.
Governor of New York declares state disaster emergency.
Holds virtual meeting with women health workers from the Pakistan’s polio programme.
Infected man was a member of the Orthodox Jewish community where vaccine hesitancy tends to run high.
1.5m families to be given Rs25,000 in immediate relief.
No polio case has been detected in Sindh since July 2020, CM Murad says.
Polio is spreading in London, New York and Jerusalem for the first time in decades, spurring catch-up vaccination campaigns.
Health department urges unvaccinated New Yorkers "to get vaccinated now".
Says people would boycott vaccination campaign if govt and security institutions fail to restore peace.
Samples from Islamabad, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Bannu, Nowshera and Swat found positive, says NIH official.
PM Shehbaz renews pledge to purge the country of all forms of poliovirus.
Health minister says some elements trying to create impression that family planning, vaccination aren't compatible with religion.