Afghans Work to Stem Polio Rise Amid Violence, Pandemic
By Rahim Faiez
Afghanistan and Pakistan are the only two countries in the world where polio is still endemic.
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
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
By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
A recent suicide bomber in Quetta underscores the challenge facing authorities.
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
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
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
By Ankit Panda
Due to new concerns over the spread of polio, Pakistanis will face travel restrictions.
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
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
Attacks on health workers following the bin Laden raid are hampering efforts to eradicate the disease.
India Winning Polio Fight
Last year marked India’s first year free of Polio. There are lessons from India’s success for its neighbors.