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Anti-polio Drive Begins In Khyber Agency, Wana

Date: 23 Jan, 2017

    Anti-polio Drive Begins In Khyber Agency, Wana
A three-day anti-polio vaccination campaign has kicked off in Khyber Agency and Tehsil Wana of South Waziristan Agency amidst tight security arrangements on Monday. During three-day anti polio vaccination, more than 240424 children under age five would be vaccinated by 869 teams of health workers.
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Polio Vaccination Campaign To Begin In Khyber Agency On Monday

Date: 20 Jan, 2017

    Polio Vaccination Campaign To Begin In Khyber Agency On Monday
The polio vaccination campaign, which was postponed in Khyber Agency last month, will begin from Monday. According to a statement issued from the office of the political agent, the officials of the administration, World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) held...
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Three-day Anti-polio Campaign Begins In KP, Fata

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    Three-day Anti-polio Campaign Begins In KP, Fata
A three-day anti-polio vaccination campaign launched in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) amidst tight security arrangements on Monday. The three-day campaign will cover all the districts of the province and Fata except Khyber Agency and Wana of South Waziristan Agency. The campaign will continue until Wednesday.
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Anti-polio Campaign In Wana, Khyber Agency Postponed

Date: 15 Jan, 2017

    Anti-polio Campaign In Wana, Khyber Agency Postponed
PESHAWAR: A three-day anti polio vaccination campaign scheduled to be launched in Khyber Agency and Wana from tomorrow (Monday) postponed for a week due to the possible resistance of the
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Polio Vaccination Campaign To Begin In FATA Tomorrow

Date: 15 Jan, 2017

    Polio Vaccination Campaign To Begin In FATA Tomorrow
The first polio vaccination campaign of the year 2017 will commence in FATA on Monday (tomorrow). The FATA Emergency Operation Centre said in a statement that the polio teams participating in the three-day vaccination campaign will get support of the political agents, commissioners, military and paramilitary troops.
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Polio Virus Confirmed In Four-month Old Boy In Qilla Abdullah

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Polio Virus Confirmed In Four-month Old Boy In Qilla Abdullah
Officials of the Health Department have confirmed a new case of polio in a four-month-old boy in Qila Abdullah district of Balochistan. The officials while quoting the parents of the baby said that he developed fever and weakness in the limbs in December. He was taken to a doctor in...
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Jirga Organised In Khyber Agency To Remove Misconceptions About Polio Vaccination

Date: 10 Jan, 2017

    Jirga Organised In Khyber Agency To Remove Misconceptions About Polio Vaccination
The polio vaccination campaign in Khyber Agency was likely to be affected after death of some children attributed to the use of expired vaccine. The political administration organised a Jirga to remove misconception of people about polio vaccination in Jamrud on Monday which was attended by the tribal elders, security...
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Anti-polio Organisation Cancels Appointments Over Allegations Of Nepotism

Date: 04 Jan, 2017

    Anti-polio Organisation Cancels Appointments Over Allegations Of Nepotism
CHIP Training and Consulting, an organisation working for eradication of polio from South Waziristan Agency, has cancelled appointments which were made against merit and also suspended its three officials. The tests and interviews for vacant posts in the organisation were conducted in Dera Ismail Khan last month, but many candidates...
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JUIF Leader Says Newspapers Misquoted Him On Polio Vaccines

Date: 03 Jan, 2017

    JUIF Leader Says Newspapers Misquoted Him On Polio Vaccines
Dismissing a news item published in a section of press, central leader of the Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam (Fazal) and Ameer of the party’s Fata chapter, Mufti Abdu Shakoor has said that the polio vaccines are totally safe and everyone should make sure that every child up to five years of age...
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Children’s Death ‘due To Vaccination’ Continues In Khyber Agency

Date: 27 Dec, 2016

    Children’s Death ‘due To Vaccination’ Continues In Khyber Agency
The post vaccination mortality of children took an ugly shape in Khyber Agency as two more children died in Landi Kotal and Jamrud tehsils of the agency apparently due to administering vaccines. According to local tribesmen, the number of children died so far surged to six as two kids had...
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Expired Vaccine Claims Lives Of Two More Children In Khyber Agency

Date: 27 Dec, 2016

    Expired Vaccine Claims Lives Of Two More Children In Khyber Agency
In a setback to the vaccination efforts in FATA, two more children have died due to expired vaccine in Khyber Agency. According to local sources, four years old Zakir and one-month old Umar Khitab fainted after vaccination and were taken to hospital where they died.
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JI Demands Diyat Compensation For Family Members Of Kids Died Due To Measles Vaccines

Date: 24 Dec, 2016

    JI Demands Diyat Compensation For Family Members Of Kids Died Due To Measles Vaccines
Jamaat-e-Islami has demanded compensation equivalent to diyat (blood money) to the legal heirs of the two children died due vaccination in Bara tehsil during an immunization campaign a few days ago. President of the Jamaat-e-Islami, Khyber Agency chapter, Zarghoon Shah Afridi while talking to reporters at the Jamrud press club...
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Pakhtun Women Countering Stereotypes To Learn Driving
Like other fields of life, women of Khyber Pakhtunhwa and FATA have also started learning driving and they are now fulfilling their needs of life without being dependent on male members of the family....
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Cricketer Muhammad Asif Praises Fata Players’ Talent
Pic by Hanifullah (1)Test cricket Muhammad Asif has said there is immense cricketing talent in the federally administered tribal areas (Fata) and if provided opportunities, players from Fata will be no match in the countr...
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Reconciliatory Jirga In Bajaur Resolves 36 Disputes In Two Years
Photo by the authorA reconciliatory body constituted by a former bureaucrat has succeeded in peacefully resolving as many as 36 tribal disputes during the past two years. Haji Said Ahmad Jan, who served as assistant po...
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The manufacturing and use of traditional Pashto music instruments are on a decline due to increasing use of electronic gadgets and computer and internet technology. Traditional music like Tambal an...
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Free Of Cost Treatment Being Provided To Children With Cleft Lips, Palates At RMC Peshawar
Thousands of children are born with cleft lips and palates in Pakistan every year and parents of such children face many difficulties in their treatment. Doctors say the treatment of children born wit...
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