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Global Civil Society Festival

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A video featuring Ms Zardari and other guests speaking about their civil role in fighting to end polio.A video featuring Ms Zardari and other guests speaking about their civil role in fighting to end polioNew York Central Park, 29 September 2012 – Civil society brought together top artists with an audience of 60 000 in a concert to catalyse further action to end polio.

During this festival Ms Assifa Bhutto Zardari, daughter of President Asif Ali Zardari and Pakistan Goodwill Ambassador for Polio Eradication, was one of the key speakers. Ms Zardari announced taking the lead to ensure that every Pakistani child is protected against polio and asked global fellow citizens to join her in this fight and make history.

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Wild polio cases by country in the Region for 2014–2015

Country

P1

Total

2014
Afghanistan 28 28
Iraq 2 2
Pakistan 306 306
Somalia 5 5
Syria 1 1
Total 2014 342 342
2015 (up to week 21 ending 24 May 2015)
Afghanistan 2 2
Pakistan 23 23

Total 2015

25

25

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