Polio Eradication

Special Initiative

Message from the Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Currently, Pakistan has reported more cases of WPV than Afghanistan and Nigeria combined. Both have the potential to eradicate polio in next 12 – 16 months that would leave Pakistan as the single largest threat to global Polio eradication. We would not let Pakistan become isolated in this fight against Polio so we need to observe zero tolerance for polio. Polio is not just a health issue; it has impl.....read more


Technical committee meeting

MLM Training 2011

Inauguration of SNID

Eid Vaccations...

Training on RED Implementation Strategy 7th to 8th Sep 2011

Refresher Training on Routine EPI 9th to 10th Sep 2011.

Provincial Inauguration for Polio Eradication SNID 19-21 September 2011.

SNID December 2011.

NID January 2012.

Inauguration of January NID 2012 & Polio Walk.

Advocacy Orientation Session for Parliamentarian

SNID March 2012

Pakistan Pediatric Association (PPA)

National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) Meeting on 8th March 2012 at EPI Complex Islamabad.

NID 16-18 July 2012.

Mid Year Review 31st October - 1st November 2012.

SIA's Schedule Announced from Dec 2012 to March 2012.

World Immunization Week....

WIW from 24th - 30th April 2013.

Migrant mobile and priority Population workshop

Media Workshop.


Message from the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa I feel proud on the commitment of my team in the province who are working dedicatedly and sincerely under the leadership of Minister Health Shukat Yousaf Zai for polio eradication. I am satisfied with their efforts so far, this Province has achieved very encouraging results and that efforts are being stepped up for the final phase of suspension of the Polio virus transmission and is just a step behind the Polio.....read more

Message from the Minister for Health Khyber Pakhtunkhwa It is with a great sense of pride that I am writing message on launching the website of EPI Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. EPI is the most important program because through this program we can reduce the mortality, morbidity of children and mothers. Successful EPI program can improves the health indicators like maternal mortality, infant mortality and mortality ......read more
Message from Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Polio has been crippling our children since years and not only increasing the disease burden but also putting burden on our economy as the government is spending a lot from its own kitty since years. Apart from this, reported polio cases have damaged our reputation internationally as our commitment has been questioned .....read more
Message from Secretary Health Khyber Pakhtunkhwa In the past two decades, polio cases around the world have been reduced by 99 percent. If we can get rid of the last 1 percent, polio will become the second major infectious disease, after smallpox, that has ever been completely eradicated. There are still gaps in moving forward towards polio eradication, and the recent Polio outbreaks have reversed s.....read more
Message from Director General Health Services Khyber Pakhtunkhwa It gives me immense pleasure to write for the EPI cell of the Health Directorate. Dr. Janbaz and his team are putting lot of sincere efforts to achieve the desired targets at this critical juncture of our history. Routine Immunization is the back bone of Health system and nothing can be achieved if routine immunization is not strengthened.....read more
Message from Deputy Director Expanded Programme On Immunization As long as polio threatens even one child anywhere in the world, children everywhere remain at risk. We are at a critical moment in the fight against polio where polio continues to infect and paralyze children, robbing them of their futures and compounding the hardships faced by their families.
The number of Polio cases has increased in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA in 2010 as compared to 2009.....read more


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