The UAE Pakistan Assistance Programme (UAE-PAP),launched under directives from President HHSheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on an initiative by HHSheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces, said a total of 15,278,016 polio vaccine
doses were given to Pakistani children aged under five years old in March in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Sindh and the tribal provinces.
ISLAMABAD - The UAE has immunised millions of Pakistani children with than 44 million polio vaccines
in the first three months of 2015 as part of the Emirates Polio Campaign launched under directives from President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on an initiative by His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces.
Around 116 schools in Dubai are part of this campaign and provided the polio vaccine
on their premises.
Salman Rafiq said that the required quantity of polio vaccine
for the campaign starting from December 22 to 24 had been sent to concerned districts on December 19 and 20 and this campaign has been postponed due to security reasons.
CDC states that most adults do not need polio vaccine
because they have already been vaccinated as children.
Oral polio vaccine
(OPV) replicates in the gut and can then be passed to others through faecal-contaminated water, thus imperilling unvaccinated children.
Man walking with a container for the polio vaccine
Our people have become really concerned about the polio vaccine
The paper, quoting the World Health Organisation, said research on the bivalent oral polio vaccine
found that it induced a "significantly higher immune response" than triple vaccines.
A NEW polio vaccine
is being introduced in the country from Sunday for eradication of the wild polio virus still circulating in some parts of the country.
Polio is spreading in Nigeria, according to the World Health Organization, and in some cases outbreaks are linked to the polio vaccine
In 2003, coverage for the 4:3:1:3:3 series, which includes four doses of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis, (DTaP), three doses of polio vaccine
, one dose of measles-containing vaccine, three doses of Hib vaccine, and three doses of hepatitis B vaccine, increased to 79.
Given this information it is logical for many patients to ask, "Why do I need to give my child the Polio Vaccine
(IPV) three times in the first year of life when there has been no wild-type polio in the U.
Fears about the presence of BSE in vaccines were raised in October, 2000, when an oral polio vaccine
was recalled as a 'precautionary measure'.
THOUSANDS of doses of polio vaccine
were recalled yesterday amid fears over mad cow disease.