PESHAWAR, July 4: The United Nations International Children`s Emergency Fund (Unicef) has expressed the hope that its support to the government`s polio eradication efforts through third party and role of religious leaders will make inroads into the high-risk areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas.
ISLAMABAD: The UN Children`s Fund, Unicef, warned on Tuesday that Pakistan stands in the way of global eradication of polio and could potentially be the last reservoir worldwide of the crippling disease.
ISLAMABAD, March 22: Pakistan is facing serious challenge of depleting water resources as the rapid urbanisation is posing serious impediment in the provision of safe drinking water to the people.
PESHAWAR: More than 3.7 million children below the age of five years will be administered anti-polio vaccine in 15 districts of the province in a three-day drive here Monday.Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Secretary Health Munir Azam inaugurated the drive by administering the drops to children at the Police Hospital here.
PESHAWAR, July 24: The United Nations Children’s Fund stopped releasing funds to the health department for anti-polio campaigns in the province, sources said.
They said that Unicef would now pay directly to the people, involved in the social mobilisation campaigns, and the hotels for holding seminars on polio.