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Paucity of fund threatens global anti-polio drive

THE Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) has expressed concern over the funding gap in the ongoing global polio eradication drive, saying stopping the spread of polio in Kano and the surrounding north-west areas of Nigeria by the end of this year is crucial to success of the programme. The IMB was established in 2010 at the request of the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the World Health Assembly, to monitor progress against the milestones of the Global Polio ...
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Added July 24, 2011
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