Polio in Pakistan: The Overshadowed Emergency

Ebola and polio are the only two diseases currently considered global public health emergencies by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The world’s attention is on the growing threat of Ebola, and the global community’s woefully slow response. On the other hand, it seems the world has largely forgotten the hundreds of thousands of children who have died in Pakistan, from what most would consider a preventable disease. Continue reading “Polio in Pakistan: The Overshadowed Emergency”