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Rotary remains committed to fighting polio – President

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Mr Frank Ofori Appiah-Korang, the President of the Rotary Club of Accra, Achimota has said Rotary and its international partners have renewed their...

Allow us to immunize your children, Kpone Health Director.

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Dr. Priscilla Esther Biamah-Dankwah, Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Health Director, has appealed to parents to allow health officials to immunize their children against the deadly...
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Manhyia Government hospital receives vaccine refrigerators

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The Child Welfare Clinic (CWC) of the Manhyia government hospital on Thursday received vaccine refrigerators from the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF). ...
Rotary Club Of Ho Supports Polio Immunisation

Rotary Club of Ho supports polio immunisation

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Rotary Club of Ho has donated bottled water to the Ho Municipal Directorate of Health in support of the select immunisation of children under...
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More than 380,000 children to be vaccinated against Polio in Volta

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Dr Senanu Kwesi Dzokoto, Deputy Volta Regional Director of Health, in charge of Public Health, has said that a total of 381,536 children in...

Over 4.5 million under five children to be immunized against polio

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) is targeting to immunize about 4.5 million children below the age of five years against Polio Virus Type 2,...

UN agencies to immunize 400,000 Somali children against polio, measles

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Two UN agencies said Monday they have kicked off a three-day campaign aimed at immunizing 400,000 children under the age of five in Somalia...
22nd April, 2017. Lagos, Nigeria. Tiwa Savage, a Nigerian pop star and mother, joined Dr Tunji Funsho, Chair of Rotary's National PolioPlus Committee for Nigeria, to participate in a National Immunization exercise in Lagos, Nigeria on 22 April 2017. Savage recently joined the End Polio Now campaign as a Polio Ambassador.

The Heroes of the win Against Wild Polio virus

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Nigeria was on August 25 2020 formally certified free of Wild Polio Virus by the World Health Organisation, WHO. It was part of the...
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WHO certifies South Sudan free of polio

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared South Sudan free of the poliovirus. "South Sudan's complete documentation for wild polio virus free status has been...
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Global vaccine alliance tackles challenges posed by COVID-19 pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created new barriers to routine immunisation around the world, putting millions of children at risk of a resurgence of vaccine-preventable...
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Uganda receives over 3.8 million polio vaccine doses

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Uganda on Friday received over 3.8 million doses of bivalent oral polio vaccine to support ongoing routine immunization services throughout the country. ...
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UNICEF rings alarm over lack of life-saving vaccines for children

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday warned that millions of children are in danger of missing life-saving vaccines against measles, diphtheria and...
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IPV is safe to protect children against Polio

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Dr Mercy Owusu-Obrempong, Tema West Municipal Director of Health Services says the Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) being administered by trained health workers through injection...
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Parents urged to immunise children against polio

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Dr. Pius Mensah, Hohoe Municipal Director of Health Services has advised parents and guardians to ensure that their children are immunised...
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Gov’t charged to commit to the GAVI agreement – SEND GHANA

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Ghana has been vigorously pursuing interventions to ensure that the gains made in polio eradication efforts are sustained. However, the confirmed cases of polio...
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Ghana launches vaccination campaign against polio

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Ghana's health authorities on Wednesday launched a vaccination campaign against polio, a disease that can kill or cripple infected people for life. ...
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South Sudan intensifies battle against measles and polio

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South Sudan's ministry of health and partners have launched a massive measles and polio vaccination campaign. The health ministry, the World Health Organization (WHO), and...
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WHO: Pakistan to kick out Polio by the close of 2019

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Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says polio is likely to be eliminated from Pakistan by the end of...
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MFCS Warns Of Re-Emergence Of Polio In Deprived Communities

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The Muslim Family Counselling Services (MFCS), an organization working to bring development to deprived communities, has urged continued vigilance to prevent any resurgence of...
22nd April, 2017. Lagos, Nigeria. Tiwa Savage, a Nigerian pop star and mother, joined Dr Tunji Funsho, Chair of Rotary's National PolioPlus Committee for Nigeria, to participate in a National Immunization exercise in Lagos, Nigeria on 22 April 2017. Savage recently joined the End Polio Now campaign as a Polio Ambassador.

Tiwa Savage turns ambassador for polio

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Savage, who has been described by CNN as Nigeria’s biggest pop star, will help Rotary achieve its goal of a polio-free world by raising...
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Lack Of Funding Presents Challenge To Immunization In B/A

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The Brong-Ahafo Regional Directorate of Health Services in 2016 made significant achievements in the national immunisation exercise. The region, according to the directorate achieved almost...
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Gov’t Asked To Increase Domestic Funding For Immunisation

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The Concern Health Education Project-Ghana has called on government to increase immunisation services in order to prevent children dying needlessly from vaccine preventable diseases...
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Meningitis Under High Surveillance In Upper West Region

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Three districts in the Upper West Region recorded meningitis cases last year. The Nadowli-kaleo, Jirapa and Nandom Districts by virtue of the geographical location in...
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Yemen launches national immunization campaign against polio

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With support from UN agencies, a nationwide polio immunization campaign was launched Tuesday in Yemen by the national health authorities, aiming to immunize five...
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Nigeria secures US$125 million World Bank loan to tackle polio

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Minister of Health Isaac Adewole disclosed this while briefing the Senate Committee on Primary Health and Communicable Diseases in Abuja, the nation's capital city. ...
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Health Director wants All Babies Vaccinated

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Mrs. Eva Aryee, the Sunyani West District Director of Health, said vaccinating children below one-and-a-half years against tuberculosis, polio, hepatitis ‘B”, tetanus, measles, pnemoccocal...
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Guinea immunizes more than 2.6 million children from polio

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This disease, which attacks the nervous system and causes paralysis, is always common among children in Guinea's rural areas. The health...
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Cross border collaboration is key to polio eradication

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WHO Kenya Country Representative Custodia Mandlhate told a regional health forum in Nairobi that insecurity and drought conditions have caused movement of people...
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Applaud health workers for polio eradication in Nigeria

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Just a little above a year ago, we recorded about 6 cases which dented our relentless efforts to see that no child gets infected...
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Over 300,000 Children in Volta Gets Polio Vaccine

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Vitamin A capsules were administered to children from six months to boost their immune system and protect their eye sight. The immunisation which...