Some invasive species targeted for total eradication bounce back with a vengeance, especially in aquatic systems
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday reiterated his resolve to eradicate polio and measles from Sindh by intensifying vaccination campaigns and launching awareness drives. These issues came under discussion while he was presiding over a meeting of provincial taskforce for polio eradication here at the CM House. Minister Health Dr Azra Pechuho, Chief Secretary Mumtaz Ali Shah, Principal Secretary to CM Sajid Jamal Abro, provincial secretaries of local government and health, Commissioner Karachi…
ISLAMABAD: Japan will provide about US $59 million as soft loan to Pakistan for eradication of polio.
DOHA: Bill Gates has said that "with any luck" polio will be eradicated by 2017 in the last two countries - Pakistan and Afghanistan - where it remains active.