As co-chair of the foundation she started with her husband Bill, Melinda Gates is the world's leading woman philanthropist.

Plants have been "hijacked" to make polio vaccine in a breakthrough with the potential to transform vaccine manufacture, say scientists.

The UN World Health Organisation (WHO) said it had not recorded any case of polio disease in Somalia in the last three years, declaring the country polio free.

Kano — Kano State government has concluded the July round of poliomyelitis vaccination of over three million children below five years.

Abakaliki — The Ebonyi State government at the weekend said that under the first round of 2017 Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Week, (MNCHW), 124, 900 children would be immunized against the pol

GURUGRAM: A three-day long intensified pulse polio immunisation drive was launched in the district on Sunday, under which 3,34,065 children are expected to be vaccinated.

Two separate outbreaks of polio in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have set back global efforts to eradicate the debilitating disease.

Democratic Republic of Congo has suffered two separate outbreaks of polio, a debilitating and potentially deadly disease that the world is trying to eradicate, the World Health Organization said on

Nigeria secures $575 million World Bank loan to rebuild north-east, combat polioNigeria secures $575 million World Bank loan to rebuild north-east, combat polio

India, then home to around 60 per cent of global cases of polio, was the focus of the polio eradication programme.

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