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Updated : 6 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Varun Singh Bhati was diagnosed with polio at a young age, but that did not deter the high jumper from attaining great heights in the sporting universe. The 25-year-old speaks about how he overcame his disability and went on to become a Paralympic bronze m
Updated : 6 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Chandigarh [India], September 22 (ANI): The Haryana government on Monday initiated the first phase of sub-national vaccination Pulse Polio Campaign 2020-21 in the high-risk areas amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], August 12 (ANI): At least 11,000 health care workers of Pakistan anti-polio campaign, who were also mobilised to fight the coronavirus, have lost their jobs since June due to the restructuring and funding cuts of the anti-polio program.
Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): The Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Sunday expressed his gratitude towards Rotary International and its members for contributions worth Rs 200 crore in India's fight against COVID-19. He also lauded that Rotarians contributed one billion dollars f
Updated : 10 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington [US], June 12 (ANI): As the world waits for the coronavirus vaccine, scientists, in meantime, are evaluating two tried-and-true vaccines for Tuberculosis and Polio to see if they can offer limited protection against the coronavirus.
Updated : 11 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday emphasised on a self-dependant India, saying that it is everyone's responsibility to ensure that the 21st century belongs to the country.
Updated : 11 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], April 27 (ANI): Despite the severe strain on public health systems due to COVID-19 pandemic, countries around the world must also focus on other health emergencies like malaria or polio, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Sunday (local time).
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], April 16 (ANI): WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday appreciated India's collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the systematic engagement of polio surveillance network across the country to fight against coronavirus.
Sana'a, April 13 (Sputnik/ANI): The United Nations system is working closely with warring sides in Yemen to prepare its hugely fractured health system and existing polio and cholera surveillance mechanisms for the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the embattled nation aft
Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar 30 (ANI): While health authorities in the country are finding it difficult to deal with a sudden spike in the number of coronavirus patients, several new cases of poliovirus have been reported in Pakistan, worsening the current health crisis.
Geneva [Switzerland], Mar 24 (ANI): The executive director of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Michael J Ryan, on Tuesday said that India has a tremendous capacity to deal the coronavirus outbreak situation as it has experience of eradicating two pandemics, namely small-pox and polio.
Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) [India], Mar 8 (ANI): Ganga Shandilya, a polio patient, has dutifully played the role of a health worker for over 32 years in the remote villages of Dantewada.