Pakistan rewards for polio vaccinations

Mar 10, 2014, 2:50 PM EDT
An Afghan health worker administers a polio vaccination to a child on the first day of a vaccination campaign in Herat on October 6, 2013.
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A new scheme from Pakistan's government is hoping to repress the number of polio cases in Peshawar -- the region experiencing high numbers of cases of polio. Parents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province are to receive 1,000 rupees for each child who completes vaccinations.

Background:

Pakistan to pay parents in new polio vaccination drive [The Guardian]

Pakistan to pay parents in polio vaccination campaign [UPI]

‘Sehat’ to get ‘insaf’ later [Pakistan Today]

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