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Pakistan’s top Islamic scholars reiterate support for polio eradication efforts

ISLAMABAD: On the eve of World Polio Day this year, the National Islamic Advisory Group for Polio Eradication (NIAG) paid special tribute to all of Pakistan’s valiant Sehat Muhafiz who are setting an inspiring example for dedication on the front lines in the fight against polio. Pakistan stands on the brink of ending the scourge of polio and Sehat Muhafiz are leading the charge. “What all these 250,000 men and women have in common is commitment. By vaccinating every child and ensuring that no child is missed, they are…

Islamic scholars reiterate support for polio eradication programme

ISLAMABAD: National Islamic Advisory Group (NIAG) on Tuesday reiterated continued support for the polio eradication programme in Pakistan and efforts to root out the virus from its core reservoirs. Members of NIAG core group met at the National Emergency Operations Centre to review the national and provincial work plans and ensure alignment with the eradication programme plan under the National Emergency Action Plan (NEAP) 2017-18. There are have only four recorded cases so far this year and great progress toward the…