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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 2013–2014 (Week 47 ending 23 November 2014)

Country

P1

Total

2013
Afghanistan 14 14
Pakistan 93 93
Somalia 194 194
Syria 35 35
Total 2013 336 336
2014
Afghanistan 21 21
Iraq 2 2
Pakistan 260 260
Somalia 5 5
Syria 1 1

Total 2014

289

289

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