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Pakistan working hard for Tuberculosis Control

Islamabad, April 17, 2013 (PPI-OT): “Pakistan’s national and provincial mechanisms for the control of Tuberculosis is well performing but needs to go into the fifth gear with greater dedication and more sleepless nights in order to realize the vision of pre-TB elimination in the country during our lifetimes”, these views were expressed by Dr Mohamed […]

Poliomyelitis in Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan has reported wild poliovirus type 3 (WPV3) isolated from a 16-month old child with onset of paralysis on 9 June 2011, from a conflict-affected, inaccessible area of Khyber Agency, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). This is the only case of WPV3 detected in Asia in 2011. WPV3 transmission in Asia is on the verge of elimination, with the last case occurring more than six months ago, on 18 November 2010 (also from Khyber Agency, FATA). Confirmation of continuation […]