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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.

Indicators and information

Wild polio cases by country in the Region for 2015–2016

Country

P1

Total

2015
Afghanistan 20 20
Pakistan 54 54
Total 2015 74 74
2016 (up to 25 September 2016)
Afghanistan 9 9
Pakistan 14 14

Total 2016

23

23

Polio Fax issues

Middle East Polio Technical Bulletin

Surveillance indicators

SIAS.xlsx

Routine immunization
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