Jakhrani launches three-day polio eradication drive.ISLAMABAD, July 20, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Minister for Health Mir Aijaz Hussain Jakhrani on Monday launched a three-day anti-polio campaign by administering polio drops to a child here at National Institute of Health (NIH "Not invented here." See digispeak.
NIH - The United States National Institutes of Health. ). Addressing on the occasion, the minister said that the government is fully committed (Law) committed to prison for trial, in distinction from being detained for examination.
See also: Fully to achieving the target of stopping wild poliovirus poliovirus /po·lio·vi·rus/ (pol´-e-o-vi?rus) the causative agent of poliomyelitis, separable, on the basis of specificity of neutralizing antibody, into three serotypes designated types 1, 2, and 3. in the country as soon as possible. Jakhrani said We all want to ensure our children are protected from disease and have a bright future. Lets work together to ensure that all children are immunized so that no child will ever again know the crippling affects of polio. He said during this campaign polio partnership has expanded to include the Lahore Traffic Police and other organizations. He added it is exciting to see more partners are joining hands with the Ministry of Health to ensure children are protected from polio. He said the eradication of polio is the largest public health initiative ever undertaken. He added the polio partnership is one of the most unique and innovative, bringing together governments, development agencies, donors, private sector, NGOs and importantly, the health workers themselves. We have made progress towards the goal of stopping polio, since our great leader Shaheed Noun 1. shaheed - Arabic term for holy martyrs; applied by Palestinians to suicide bombers
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martyr, sufferer - one who suffers for the sake of principle Benazir Bhutto launched the first campaign in 1994. However, given the upsurge in cases, now more than ever, ownership of these campaigns at all levels and the involvement of all stakeholders will be the only way to achieve success. He said under the leadership of the Prime Minister the involvement of the Ministries of Education, Interior, Information, Communication, and now the Lahore Traffic Police will ensure a full scale national campaign. He said more sectors are coming forward to support the cause including the corporate sector and line departments with impact in terms of reaching more children. National Program Manager, Expanded Programme on Immunization immunization: see immunity; vaccination. Dr. Altaf Bosan said the Federal EPI EPI
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