The Boston Globe: Officials say Pakistan on track to eradicate polio in 2019

The country is on track to eradicate polio in 2019 despite Taliban attacks and superstition that has spurred many parents in the region bordering Afghanistan to refuse to vaccinate their children. (AFP/File)
Updated 10 January 2019
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The Boston Globe: Officials say Pakistan on track to eradicate polio in 2019

January 10 – The Boston Globe states that Pakistani officials say the country is on track to eradicate polio in 2019 despite Taliban attacks and superstition that has spurred many parents in the region bordering Afghanistan to refuse to vaccinate their children.

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Anadolu Agency: Pakistan, Afghanistan, UN agree on refugee repatriation

Updated 20 June 2019
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Anadolu Agency: Pakistan, Afghanistan, UN agree on refugee repatriation

June 19: Anadolu Agency report by Aamir Latif states that Pakistan, Afghanistan and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have unanimously agreed on a joint 12-point declaration aimed at the "safe and honorable" repatriation of Afghan refugees living in Pakistan for the past four decades.

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