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Japan’s USD 13.5mn aid to Afghanistan for polio eradication

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Japan’s USD 13.5mn aid to Afghanistan for polio eradication

The Japanese government has pledged USD 13.5mn in aid to the Afghan Ministry of Public Health to eradicate polio and prevent other epidemic diseases.

Public Health Minister Dr. Suraya Dalil signed the grant agreement with Japan’s Ambassador Hiroshi Takahashi and Peter Croly, the UN International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) chief in Afghanistan.

The grant, to be paid in a year, will be spent through the UNICEF for vaccination campaigns in the country.

According to the Pajhwok Afghan News, 34 cases of polio have been registered in Kandahar, Kunar, Farah, Ghor and Uruzgan provinces.

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