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Polio! Let’s Stop It

Since the launch of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) in 1988 the global incidence of poliomyelitis has fallen by nearly 99 %. From a situation where wild type polio virus was endemic in 125 countries across five continents,…

Malnutrition in Pakistani Children

Malnutrition refers to deficiencies, excesses, or imbalances in a person's intake of energy and nutrients. The term malnutrition addresses 3 broad groups of condition which are under nutrition, which includes wasting (low…