ISLAMABAD: Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister on Nationwide Well being Providers, Dr Zafar Mirza has dominated out the impression created by a piece of media whereas reporting of latest polio circumstances that any new polio associated journey restrictions had been imposed on Pakistan.
In his assertion, Dr Zafar Mirza, mentioned World Well being Group Emergency Committee suggestions had been first made in Might 2014, and had since then been periodically reviewed and prolonged for all of the international locations contaminated by polio virus.
He mentioned Pakistan applied the identical instantly as a accountable member of worldwide group and has been doing so since then.
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Dr. Zafar Mirza totally refuted the experiences of any further suggestions imposed by WHO committee for incoming worldwide guests touring to Pakistan.
He mentioned authorities below the management of Prime Minister Imran Khan, was totally cognizant of the present challenges and the urgency to beat them.
It might be famous that six extra circumstances of the crippling illness of polio had been surfaced within the nation together with two in Sindh confirmed by the province’s Emergency Operation Centre (EOC).