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Islamic Advisory Group Supports Final Push to Eradicate Polio

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) Islamic Advisory Group for Polio Eradication (IAG) is working on eradicating polio in the last two countries that harbor the virus: Pakistan and Afghanistan. At its third annual meeting on July 27, 2016 at the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), the IAG announced its official support for the remaining vaccination …


2016 Could be Historic for Polio Elimination

So far this year, only nine polio cases have been reported in the entire world. By this time next year, the World Health Organization predicts that number will finally reach zero.

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