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Children immunised against polio in Adamawa

Adamawa State Ministry of Health has said about 1.1 million children were immunised against polio in a four-day exercise. The ministry’s information Officer, Alhaji Abubakar Mohammed said the immunisation exercise was aimed at vaccinating all children under age five, whether previously immunised or not. Commending donor agencies and the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Halima Atiku […]
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Polio: Stakeholders canvass more action in Borno

Polio: Stakeholders canvass more action in Borno

Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri International and local health partners have canvassed for more action on mobilization of parents and care givers in Borno State to rid the area of polio. The stakeholders at a review meeting in Damboa, south of Borno State, at the weekend, after the fourth round of 2018 polio vaccination, called for synergy […]
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Polio officials exonerated over alleged diversion of vaccines, monies in Sokoto

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Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto The Director, Primary Health Services in Bodinga Local Government Area of Sokoto State, Hassan Shehu Kamba,  has debunked the alleged diversion of vaccines and undisclosed amount of money meant for polio immunisation exercise by some officials. It was reported that a polio team coordinator in charge of Bangida Baga ward of the […]
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Type 2 Polio virus discovered in Bauchi – WHO

World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed the discovery of a type-2 polio virus in Bauchi capital, the State Coordinator of World Health Organization, Dr. Adamu Ningi confirmed to Vanguard.
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Polio eradication `a debt owed Nigerians’ – Osinbajo

The Abuja Commitment made by the Federal and State governments to provide active leadership on polio eradication activities including routine immunisation, is a debt owed to Nigerians, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said. Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, in a statement on […] …

Three cases of polio detected in Niger

Health officials have detected three cases of polio in southern Niger, near the border with Nigeria, the health ministry said Friday, just months after a major UN vaccination operation.
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