Poliomyelitis and its Health Consequences in the Whole Community in Kabul City, Afghanistan

Mohammad Aqa Stanikzai
2017 Texila international journal of public health  
Poliomyelitis is an acute infection caused by a poliovirus. It's a nonspecific minor illness called (abortive poliomyelitis) and, less often, flaccid weakness of various muscle groups called (paralytic poliomyelitis). This is a disease of childhood and can not be happened after five years of age, can affect both sex in all country including Afghanistan. According to the world Health Organiztion (WHO) report for 2015 the polio virus has totally been eliminated from the whole world except three
more » ... untries, (Afghanistnan, Pakistan, and Nigeria). A child receives two drops of the oral polio vaccine during a National Immunization Days campaign in Kandahar province The above banner shows the commitment of the Ministry of public health, the efforts/compaign launched to eradicate the polio and having to carry out the public anti polio massive compaign and raising awareness among the people in the country.
doi:10.21522/tijph.2013.05.04.art050 fatcat:tfknhnw35rfb3lbfpcmyqicfue