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Pakistan


Status:
endemic

Most of Pakistan is polio-free. The country has never interrupted transmission of wild poliovirus. Transmission is intense in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), and periodically spreads to other parts of the country and internationally. 

Government of Pakistan's National Emergency Action Plan 2014

Financial resource requirements (2014 - 2016) for Pakistan


Polio this week in Pakistan

  • Two new WPV1 cases were reported in the past week, one from Khyber Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and one from Karachi in Sindh, bringing the total number of WPV1 cases for 2014 to 117. The FATA case is the most recent WPV1 case in the country, with onset of paralysis on 30 July.
  • No new cVDPV2 cases were reported in the past week. The country has reported 16 cases of cVDPV2 to date in 2014 and the most recent case had onset of paralysis on 27 May in FR Bannu, FATA.
  • Immunization activities are continuing with particular focus on known high-risk areas.