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President Karzai endorses national polio eradication emergency action plan, September 2012

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In September, His Excellency, Mr Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan, officially endorsed the national polio eradication emergency action plan (2012–2013). President Karzai’s endorsement of the national plan coincided with the third nationwide immunization campaign being conducted in Afghanistan from 16–18 of September 2012.

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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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