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Malaysia Kicks off Polio Vaccination Campaign After First Case in 27 Years
December 09, 2019

Malaysia Kicks off Polio Vaccination Campaign After First Case in 27 Years

By Associated Press
Malaysia begins campaign in a rural town on Borneo after the highly infectious virus was detected in a 3-month-old boy.

Pakistan and the Politics of Polio
June 27, 2019

Pakistan and the Politics of Polio

By Shah Meer Baloch
After each political transition, polio cases spike. This year, that trend seems to be getting worse.
Attacks Hamper Pakistan’s Efforts on Polio
February 01, 2016

Attacks Hamper Pakistan’s Efforts on Polio

By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
A recent suicide bomber in Quetta underscores the challenge facing authorities.

Afghanistan: A Taliban-Humanitarian Affair
August 13, 2014

Afghanistan: A Taliban-Humanitarian Affair

By Akmal Dawi
Humanitarian workers in Afghanistan are finding it increasingly necessary to engage with the Taliban.

The Rickshaw Project: Empowering Disabled Pakistanis
July 27, 2014

The Rickshaw Project: Empowering Disabled Pakistanis

By Sonya Rehman
A new initiative is giving Pakistanis with disabilities a chance to integrate into society.

India-Pakistan: Medicine for Spring, and Other Seasons
June 12, 2014

India-Pakistan: Medicine for Spring, and Other Seasons

By Kermit Jones
Modi and Sharif have an opportunity to improve India-Pakistan relations, starting with pharmaceuticals trade.

Pakistan Faces Travel Restrictions Over Polio Concerns
May 07, 2014

Pakistan Faces Travel Restrictions Over Polio Concerns

By Ankit Panda
Due to new concerns over the spread of polio, Pakistanis will face travel restrictions.
Indian PM Manmohan Singh Denounces Narendra Modi
January 04, 2014

Indian PM Manmohan Singh Denounces Narendra Modi

By Ankit Panda
Pervez Musharraf may try to leave Pakistan for treatment. Afghan security forces make strides. Weekend links.

Pakistan's Polio Workers Targeted By The Taliban
December 20, 2013

Pakistan's Polio Workers Targeted By The Taliban

By Kiran Nazish
Pakistan's Taliban has been targeting polio workers in the country, complicating the fight against the disease.

Pakistan: Losing The War Against Polio
June 25, 2013

Pakistan: Losing The War Against Polio

Attacks on health workers following the bin Laden raid are hampering efforts to eradicate the disease.

February 07, 2012

India Winning Polio Fight

Last year marked India’s first year free of Polio. There are lessons from India’s success for its neighbors.

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