The anti-polio effort was initiated after three new cases of the devastating disease were reported in the country.
The Prime Minister of Pakistan stated that polio remained a threat. He guaranteed the provinces of the federal government's complete assistance and cooperation.
In April and May of this year, three polio cases were reported from North Waziristan, and the meeting was informed.
It is important to note that no polio cases were reported between February 2021 and March 2022. (14 months).
Currently, 25 districts in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are at high risk for the transmission of the poliovirus, it was noted.
Shahbaz Sharif, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, asked all provincial governments to give the anti-polio effort their full attention. He anticipated that engagement with international partners would continue in order to eradicate polio from the country entirely.