International Monitoring Board appreciates Pakistan’s progress in controlling polio

Islamabad, May 19, 2021 (PPI-OT): International Monitoring Board has appreciated Pakistan’s progress in controlling polio virus, despite complex challenges faced by the immunization programme. The appreciation came at a virtual meeting of the Board that was attended by the IMB Chair Sir Liam Donaldson, and its members, all international experts in polio eradication and public health.

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services, Dr. Faisal Sultan in his inaugural speech at the meeting said despite the complex challenges of the COVID 19 pandemic, Pakistan is optimistic about controlling polio before the end of next year.

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