Polio must be kept at zero level in Anambra - 98-year old monarch
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Polio must be kept at zero level in Anambra – 98-year old monarch

98-year old traditional ruler of Nnewi, Anambra State Igwe Kenneth Orizu has expressed his support and readiness to ensure that polio was kept at zero level in the State. Orizu made the commitment at the flag off of Outbreak Response (OBR) Polio Immunization Campaign in Nnewi LGA. The traditional ruler, believed to be the oldest

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Emeka Offor bags Ohanaeze award for polio eradication
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Emeka Offor bags Ohanaeze award for polio eradication

‘He became the highest single donor to Rotary International towards the complete eradication of Polio in Africa’ The Igbo Pan Socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Anambra State Chapter, has recognized the Founder, Sir Emeka Offor Foundation (SEOF), and Chairman, Chrome Group, Sir (Dr.) Emeka Offor, presenting him with an Award for his contributions towards the

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Unknown gunmen kill two police personnel escorting polio team in Khyber
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Unknown gunmen kill two police personnel escorting polio team in Khyber

PESHAWAR: Two officers guarding a polio vaccination team in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were shot dead by unidentified assailants, police said Tuesday, the latest deaths in an ongoing campaign to eradicate the disease. “Two gunmen hiding near a small water channel opened fire on the policemen from a very close range,” senior officer Waqar Ahmad Khan said.

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Africa Free Of Wild Polio – WHO 1
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Africa Free Of Wild Polio – WHO

Africa is free of wild poliovirus, after decades of vaccination campaigns, according to news reports. An independent body called the Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) for Polio Eradication made the announcement today (Aug. 25) during a World Health Organization (WHO) videoconference, Reuters reported. Of the 47 countries within the WHO’s Africa region, Nigeria eradicated the

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