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HP deploys virtual health platform to help deliver quality psychiatric care in rural India Jun 2, 12:19 pm
New Delhi, June 2 (ANI): As part of HP's continued commitment to making healthcare accessible to people living in remote parts of India, HP today announced the availability of a virtual health technology platform that will enable healthcare professionals to virtually conduct specialist psychiatric consultations with patients.
UN condemns attacks on polio workers in Pakistan May 30, 11:43 am
Islamabad, May 30 (ANI): The United Nations has condemned the killing of a polio worker in Peshawar and recent attacks on polio teams in the country.
Sheila Dikshit conferred with Polio Eradication Champion Award May 18, 9:24 am
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has been conferred with the Polio Eradication Champion Award by Rotary International.
WHO removes India from polio endemic nations' list May 7, 1:31 pm
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): The World Health Organisation (WHO) has removed India from the list of countries with active endemic wild poliovirus transmission.
London, Apr.26 (ANI): Microsoft founder and a business magnate, Bill Gates has pledged to donate 1.8 billion dollars for the cause of eradicating all polio types.
Over 1 mln Pak children go unvaccinated for polio due to worsening security situation Apr 19, 4:52 pm
Islamabad, Apr. 19 (ANI): Over 1.3 million children in Pakistan have missed polio vaccination due to the worsening law, order and security situation during a three-day national polio immunisation campaign which started on April 15.
Shahid Afridi to participate in election campaign Apr 16, 11:26 am
Karachi, Apr. 16 (ANI): Pakistan cricket all-rounder Shahid Afridi will take part in the Election Commission of Pakistan's (ECP) campaign to motivate people to cast their votes in the May 11 general elections.
Islamabad, Apr 15 (ANI): Over 7.6 million children in Pakistani province of Sindh will be targeted by over 21,000 polio vaccination teams as part of a nationwide three-day immunisation campaign.
Polio-free world by 2018 possible 'unless funds dry up' Apr 12, 3:08 pm
London, Apr. 12 (ANI): An ambitious global plan to eradicate polio, a disease that once paralyzed and killed millions, has the backing of more than 400 eminent scientists from 80 countries.
Islamabad, Apr. 10 (ANI): A polio team was attacked by gunmen in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province's on Wednesday, killing one policeman and injuring another.
Islamabad, Mar 30 (ANI): Some 240,000 children in Pakistan have missed UN-sponsored polio vaccinations due to security concerns in the country's tribal regions, a top WHO official has said.
Microsoft's Gates says he was 'less geekier' than Steve Jobs Feb 1, 10:50 am
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Microsoft co-founder and chairman Bill Gates, who is trying to save the world by reducing child death rates and eliminating polio, has said that he is less 'less geekier' that Steve Jobs.
Bill Gates on mission to rid world of polio by 2018 Jan 30, 3:08 pm
Washington, Jan. 30 (ANI): Microsoft founder Bill Gates has said polio could be eradicated throughout the world by 2018.
Polio virus linked to Pakistan found in Egypt Jan 22, 10:49 am
Islamabad, Jan. 22 (ANI): Pakistani health officials have called for infants leaving the country to be issued polio vaccinations at airports after virus samples linked to a southern Pakistani city were discovered in Egypt.
New Delhi, jan.20 (ANI): Over 80,000 children will be taking part in the national pulse polio immunisation programme on Sunday.
India-Pak cricketers bat for 'bowling out' polio Jan 6, 11:04 am
Islamabad, Jan 6(ANI): Cricketers from both India and Pakistan have come forward to show their support to a campaign against polio and they will be sporting ribbons with 'Bowl Out Polio' inscribed on them when they come out for the third and final one day international in New Delhi on Sunday.
Bhutto's daughter vows to continue polio vaccination despite Taliban killing of workers Dec 23, 12:17 pm
Islamabad, Dec. 23 (ANI): The daughter of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has defiantly vowed that the country's anti-polio campaign would continue, despite the killing of nine health workers by extremists opposed to the vaccination programme.
Islamabad, Dec 22 (ANI): Over 3.5 million children in Pakistan missed out on polio vaccination this week as the campaigns were overshadowed by the deaths of nine immunisation workers, a UN official has said.
Islamabad, Dec. 21 (ANI): The All Pakistan Ulema Council (APUC) has issued a decree (fatwa) declaring the killing of anti-polio health workers by terrorists as 'un-Islamic'.
Ninth death reported in polio team attacks in Pakistan Dec 20, 4:14 pm
Peshawar, Dec. 20 (ANI): Another member of the UN backed anti-polio teams has died, bringing the three-day toll to nine, an official has said.
Islamabad, Dec. 19 (ANI): Reacting to the recent killings of polio health workers in the country, an editorial in a Pakistani daily has said that the only solution to end this violence is to eliminate the Taliban so that their narrative, too, is destroyed.
3 killed in attacks on polio-eradication teams in Pakistan Dec 19, 3:25 pm
Islamabad, Dec. 19 (Xinhua-ANI): Three more health workers were killed on Wednesday in four incidents of firing on polio- eradication teams in Pakistan's northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, bringing the death toll to nine in such incidents over the last two days, local officials said.
WHO, UNICEF vow to continue anti-polio drive in Pakistan despite killing of workers Dec 19, 11:39 am
Islamabad, Dec. 19 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF have vowed to continue their polio vaccination campaign in Pakistan despite the killing of six vaccinators by gunmen, but urged the government to do its "utmost to protect health workers".
Five polio workers killed in Pakistan Dec 18, 5:17 pm
Peshawar, Dec. 18 (ANI): Five health workers on an anti-polio drive were shot dead by unidentified militants in a string of attacks in Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said, raising fears for the safety of workers immunising children against the crippling disease.
Unknown polio-virus outbreak in Balochistan sets off alarm bells Dec 3, 11:49 am
Islamabad, Dec. 3 (ANI): The outbreak of an unknown strain of polio virus in Qilla Abdullah and Pishin districts in Balochistan has set alarm bells ringing and has prompted the centre to ask the provincial government to launch an anti-polio campaign in the region within 30 days.
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