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Lady Health Workers block Pak-Afghan Highway over non payment of salaries

Date: 18 Apr, 2018

    Lady Health Workers block Pak-Afghan Highway over non payment of salaries
The lady health workers (LHWs) blocked the Pak-Afghan Highway in Jamrud, Khyber Agency, on Wednesday to record their protest against non-payment of their salaries for the last 10 months.
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Over 500 children in Khyber Agency may miss polio vaccination

Date: 09 Apr, 2018

    Over 500 children in Khyber Agency may miss polio vaccination
A three-day polio vaccination campaign kicked off in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata on Monday amid boycott of the campaign by people of few villages in Mallagori area of Khyber...
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NGO removes non-local area supervisor recruited for Fata

Date: 28 Mar, 2018

    NGO removes non-local area supervisor recruited for Fata
A training consultancy on Wednesday removed polio supervisor after local residents in Mulagori area of Khyber Agency staged a protest against recruiting a non-local on the advertised post.
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Hiring of non-local staff: Parents to boycott polio drive in Khyber

Date: 27 Mar, 2018

    Hiring of non-local staff: Parents to boycott polio drive in Khyber
The elders of Malagori tribe in Khyber Agency announced to boycott the upcoming anti-polio campaign in protest against not offering job opportunities to the local youth in the immunization...
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Parents are refusing Polio drops to children as bargaining chip in parts of Pashtun region

Date: 25 Mar, 2018

    Parents are refusing Polio drops to children as bargaining chip in parts of Pashtun region
In an alarming trend, some people in FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are increasingly using the threat of boycotting the polio vaccination campaigns to persuade the government to accept their...
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Two polio workers, one soldier killed in Mohmand Agency

Date: 18 Mar, 2018

    Two polio workers, one soldier killed in Mohmand Agency
GHALLANAI: Two polio workers and a soldier were killed in Safi tehsil of Mohmand Agency on Saturday. Sources in the political administration said terrorists attacked a team of seven...
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Candidate alleges irregularities in appointment of polio supervisors in Khyber Agency

Date: 16 Mar, 2018

    Candidate alleges irregularities in appointment of polio supervisors in Khyber Agency
A person from Malagori area of Khyber Agency has alleged that irregularities were committed in the appointment of area supervisors for polio vaccination in the area.
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Deduction from salaries: Lady health workers to boycott anti-polio drive

Date: 12 Mar, 2018

    Deduction from salaries: Lady health workers to boycott anti-polio drive
Lady Health Workers (LHWs) on Monday staged a protest demonstration here against what they called the indifferent attitude of their lady officer and announced to boycott the anti-polio immunization...
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Polio drive postponed in Bajaur Agency

Date: 11 Mar, 2018

    Polio drive postponed in Bajaur Agency
Political Administration of Bajaur Agency on Sunday postponed a three-day anti polio drive scheduled to begin on Monday throughout the agency due to security reasons.
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Japan to Provide Substantial Support to Regional Polio Laboratory 

Date: 02 Mar, 2018

    Japan to Provide Substantial Support to Regional Polio Laboratory 
Samples collected from environmental sampling sites are also tested at the Regional Reference Laboratory (RRL) for polio eradication in Islamabad.
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Three of a family die in South Waziristan roof collapse

Date: 02 Mar, 2018

    Three of a family die in South Waziristan roof collapse
Three people of a family lost their lives when roof of their house collapsed due to heavy rain in Tiarza tehsil of South Waziristan Agency on Thursday night.
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Anti-polio campaign postponed in Bajaur owing to security reasons

Date: 12 Feb, 2018

    Anti-polio campaign postponed in Bajaur owing to security reasons
The scheduled three-day anti-polio campaign starting today (Monday) has been postponed in Bajaur Agency due to security reasons, officials said here. Agency Health Officer Dr. Abdur Rahman said that...
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  • Absenteeism of teachers, damaged buildings make 900 schools non-functional in FATA

    In tribal areas of Pakistan, more than 800 schools have been closed or still remained non-functional due to poor law and order situation in the region. A large number of schools were either damaged or destroyed by Taliban when they were in control of major parts of FATA.  Since majority of displaced populations have returned […]

  • Returnees and displaced families from FATA seek food security

    Hundreds of displaced families from North and South Waziristan and Khyber Agency are still living a displaced life. However, the IDPs and repatriated from Fata have claimed that government was, seemingly, least interested to facilitate and provide food to the terrorism-affected tribal people.

  • Political parties running campaigns to increase vote bank among repatriated people of FATA

    Political hustle and bustle have been gaining vigor at the in the areas of return in FATA with public gatherings being organized at hujras and local offices of political parties ahead of forthcoming general elections.During 2013 general elections thousands of families from different agencies of Fata were living in camps and with relatives due to military operations.

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