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Involvement of Ulama in Polio Eradication

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Involvement of Ulama in Polio Eradication:

Polio by UlamaNRDF in collaboration with UNICEF is implementing a project to Involve Ulama in Polio Eradication Initiative and Immunization in 16 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and six tribal agencies of FATA.

The aim is to map well renowned Ulama in the target districts/Agencies; constitute district/Agency wise core groups to play a leadership role in improving accessibility & coverage of vaccination campaigns, reducing refusals and sustaining same activities in future; utilize their support to effectively communicate PEI/EPI related messages to local communities through sermons and us (November 2009 till date).

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