UK Bolsters Polio Fight in Pakistan

The U.K. Department for International Development will provide USD13.5 million more to help eradicate polio in Pakistan. The amount will support the Asian country’s Ministry of Health in treating around 20,000 polio cases while enhancing the role of women health workers in combating the disease. The World Health Organization will administer the new funding. (“UK boosts funds to eradicate polio” - Daily Mail, Oct. 20, 2008)

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