News tagged with taliban
A child has contracted polio for the first time in Pakistan's militant-infested tribal belt since the Taliban banned vaccinations a year ago, a UN official said Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Some 240,000 children have missed U.N.-backed vaccinations against polio because of security concerns in Pakistan's tribal regions bordering Afghanistan, a top official with the World Health Organization said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pakistan has witnessed a sharp drop in the number of families refusing to get their children vaccinated against polio, officials said Monday, while lamenting that nearly half a million children were left unvaccinated.
Health Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0