Rana Safdar

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Rana Safdar said : “The programme worked very hard to devise operational modalities to resume campaigns while keeping in mind the safety of our communities and frontline workers. We also carried out intense trainings for our frontline workers on maintaining a safe distance, using a mask and sanitizing their hands while carrying out their duties,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, July 31, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Strengthening routine immunisation is another critical intervention as many countries, including Pakistan, administer one dose of injectable polio vaccine that also has Type II component and generates immunity against it. Pakistan is maintaining very strong surveillance to detect the VDPV and pursues standard guidelines to tackle all new detections with mOPV2 response that is based on thorough risk assessment,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, February 24, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “The current geographical spread and the intensity of the virus transmission poses a real risk to our children across the country. Reaching every child during the nationwide door to door campaign would provide the much needed immunity boost to our children and ensure they stay protected from the lifelong paralysis,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, February 17, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “The efforts would lead to significant drop in pace of new cases by mid-2020 setting the stage for our further push on virus towards zero polio. The programme expects support from all segments of society and requests every Pakistani to assume the role of Sehat Muhafiz for vaccinating their own children as well as those around them,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, January 27, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Though we are in the year 2020 but since the sample was collected last month, the case has been placed in the list of 2019,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, January 15, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Our last face to face meeting with Afghanistan team was in Abu Dhabi last month as we met on sidelines of the Polio Oversight Board where we discussed further cooperation,” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “The National EOC urges all parents to proactively vaccinate their children as well as those around them to rapidly plug the immunity gap. Vaccination against all preventable diseases including polio is available free of charge in government-run health facilities across Pakistan,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, January 3, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Two follow-up national campaigns are planned in February and April 2020 that, along with efforts for improving the routine immunisation coverage, can turn the tide. However, collective efforts at all levels are imperative,” “Considering current risks, the National EOC urges all parents to proactively vaccinate their children against all vaccine preventable diseases, including polio, free of charge from the nearby health facility,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, January 3, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Moreover, the number of missed children was 2.5 million in April but in the recent campaign only 200,000 children under the age of five were missed. Even those were cases of refusals and the polio teams did not force parents as per the advice of the programme,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, December 30, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “During the polio campaigns, we emphasised that preference be given to quality over quantity. So, during the last few months, we focused on quality campaigns and that is why improvement in vaccination coverage can be observed,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, December 30, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Considering current risks, the National EOC urges all parents to proactively vaccinate their children against all vaccine preventable diseases, including polio, free of charge from the nearby health facility,” External link

reliefWeb Sunday, December 29, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : "There are only two WHO pre-qualified manufacturers in the world, in India and China, which manufacture non-toxic markers as children can swallow the ink," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 25, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Rana Safdar added : "Though the WHO procures markers for us and, in the past, it had purchased markers from China, there were issues with the quality of markers. We had lodged a complaint that the marks faded before the post-monitoring team's visit," "WHO had started procurement from India and, before the announcement of the ban, it had given an order for 800,000 markers to the manufacturer, but the stock could not be delivered due to the ban. But now because of the decision of one-time lifting of the ban, we will get the markers. Meanwhile, the Chinese manufacturer has been contacted to provide us quality markers," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 25, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “We are greatly encouraged by the campaign progress so far,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, December 22, 2019 5:09:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “The high-quality December campaign is imperative to set the right momentum. The National Polio Programme has worked extremely hard to ensure availability of the world’s highest quality vaccine at people’s doorstep. It’s now duty of the parents and all Pakistanis to facilitate vaccination of every child across the country,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, December 16, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar added : “Our statistics are much better compared to other countries but our task is not over. Based on our recent experience, we will develop a comprehensive multi-sectoral national action plan coordinating with provinces to defeat dengue in the next few years,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “the World Health Organisation included dengue among top 10 global public health threats to the world” External link

gulf-times Sunday, October 13, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “In case they have dengue, they should not panic as it can be treated with consumption of lots of fluids and fruits, and controlling the fever,” External link

gulf-times Sunday, October 13, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Community awareness can create major hurdle against dengue and can decrease the number of cases. People should use mosquito repellent, cover their arms and legs, particularly before sunrise and after sunset. In case of having dengue, they should not get panicked as it can be treated by having lots of fluids and fruits and controlling the fever,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, October 11, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Field response is under way in the identified hotspots in Rawalpindi and Islamabad focusing awareness raising and vector control i.e. distribution of bed nets among confirmed cases, vector control through larva source management activities in houses, covering/sealing of open water containers and distribution of larvicidal chemicals, door-to-door distribution of pamphlets/hand bills, announcements from mosques, and group meetings in the affected community,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, September 20, 2019 9:36:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : "Here people have little knowledge, so if they see a professor allegedly from the US or elsewhere who is against the vaccine, they are easily convinced," External link

dnaindia Saturday, April 27, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Here, people have little knowledge, so if they see a professor allegedly from the US or elsewhere who is against the vaccine, they are easily convinced,” External link

tribune Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:49:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : "Here people have little knowledge, so if they see a professor allegedly from the US or elsewhere who is against the vaccine, they are easily convinced," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, April 26, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Rana Safdar said : "Here people have little knowledge, so if they see a professor allegedly from the US or elsewhere who is against the vaccine, they are easily convinced," External link

yahoo-au Friday, April 26, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Rana Safdar added : “The programme is focusing on children who miss vaccination because of any reason and let the virus survive no longer,” External link

tribune Saturday, April 6, 2019 7:39:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar added : “The programme is focusing on children who miss vaccination because of any reason and let the virus survive no longer,” External link

tribune Friday, February 15, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Rana Safdar stated : “Low temperatures are the best time to hit the virus. Pakistan’s Polio Eradication Programme is fully committed to using upcoming campaigns over the next few months as the opportunity to stop the virus circulation once and for all” External link

reliefWeb Monday, December 10, 2018 8:11:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar added : "It requires 4 to 5 OPV doses for a well-fed child to develop immunity. However, there are some easy pockets where children - despite OPV vaccination - could not develop immunity against the polio virus," External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, January 28, 2017 3:07:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar added : “PTPs have been prioritized with especial focus given to trans-national and interprovincial posts while monitoring and evaluation activities including expanded LQAS, third-party pre/intra/post-campaign monitoring are further enhanced,” External link

pakobserver Thursday, January 5, 2017 5:36:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Bad news now is ultimately good news for us on the road to interruption and ultimately certification – provided we identify and effectively address all the issues in our way and until we address them, we will not succeed,” External link

tribune Sunday, October 16, 2016 1:15:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar added : “PTPs have been prioritized with especial focus given to trans-national and interprovincial posts while monitoring and evaluation activities including expanded LQAS, third-party pre/intra/post-campaign monitoring are further enhanced” External link

reliefWeb Sunday, September 25, 2016 10:50:00 AM EAT



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head63.16%EN05/30/201630/05/2016
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Rana SafdarEN90.48%
Rana SafdarFR9.52%


 
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Rana Safdar said : “The programme worked very hard to devise operational modalities to resume campaigns while keeping in mind the safety of our communities and frontline workers. We also carried out intense trainings for our frontline workers on maintaining a safe distance, using a mask and sanitizing their hands while carrying out their duties,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, July 31, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Strengthening routine immunisation is another critical intervention as many countries, including Pakistan, administer one dose of injectable polio vaccine that also has Type II component and generates immunity against it. Pakistan is maintaining very strong surveillance to detect the VDPV and pursues standard guidelines to tackle all new detections with mOPV2 response that is based on thorough risk assessment,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, February 24, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “The current geographical spread and the intensity of the virus transmission poses a real risk to our children across the country. Reaching every child during the nationwide door to door campaign would provide the much needed immunity boost to our children and ensure they stay protected from the lifelong paralysis,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, February 17, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “The efforts would lead to significant drop in pace of new cases by mid-2020 setting the stage for our further push on virus towards zero polio. The programme expects support from all segments of society and requests every Pakistani to assume the role of Sehat Muhafiz for vaccinating their own children as well as those around them,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, January 27, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Though we are in the year 2020 but since the sample was collected last month, the case has been placed in the list of 2019,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, January 15, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Our last face to face meeting with Afghanistan team was in Abu Dhabi last month as we met on sidelines of the Polio Oversight Board where we discussed further cooperation,” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “The National EOC urges all parents to proactively vaccinate their children as well as those around them to rapidly plug the immunity gap. Vaccination against all preventable diseases including polio is available free of charge in government-run health facilities across Pakistan,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, January 3, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Two follow-up national campaigns are planned in February and April 2020 that, along with efforts for improving the routine immunisation coverage, can turn the tide. However, collective efforts at all levels are imperative,” “Considering current risks, the National EOC urges all parents to proactively vaccinate their children against all vaccine preventable diseases, including polio, free of charge from the nearby health facility,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, January 3, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Moreover, the number of missed children was 2.5 million in April but in the recent campaign only 200,000 children under the age of five were missed. Even those were cases of refusals and the polio teams did not force parents as per the advice of the programme,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, December 30, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “During the polio campaigns, we emphasised that preference be given to quality over quantity. So, during the last few months, we focused on quality campaigns and that is why improvement in vaccination coverage can be observed,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, December 30, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Considering current risks, the National EOC urges all parents to proactively vaccinate their children against all vaccine preventable diseases, including polio, free of charge from the nearby health facility,” External link

reliefWeb Sunday, December 29, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : "There are only two WHO pre-qualified manufacturers in the world, in India and China, which manufacture non-toxic markers as children can swallow the ink," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 25, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Rana Safdar added : "Though the WHO procures markers for us and, in the past, it had purchased markers from China, there were issues with the quality of markers. We had lodged a complaint that the marks faded before the post-monitoring team's visit," "WHO had started procurement from India and, before the announcement of the ban, it had given an order for 800,000 markers to the manufacturer, but the stock could not be delivered due to the ban. But now because of the decision of one-time lifting of the ban, we will get the markers. Meanwhile, the Chinese manufacturer has been contacted to provide us quality markers," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 25, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “We are greatly encouraged by the campaign progress so far,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, December 22, 2019 5:09:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “The high-quality December campaign is imperative to set the right momentum. The National Polio Programme has worked extremely hard to ensure availability of the world’s highest quality vaccine at people’s doorstep. It’s now duty of the parents and all Pakistanis to facilitate vaccination of every child across the country,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, December 16, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar added : “Our statistics are much better compared to other countries but our task is not over. Based on our recent experience, we will develop a comprehensive multi-sectoral national action plan coordinating with provinces to defeat dengue in the next few years,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “the World Health Organisation included dengue among top 10 global public health threats to the world” External link

gulf-times Sunday, October 13, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “In case they have dengue, they should not panic as it can be treated with consumption of lots of fluids and fruits, and controlling the fever,” External link

gulf-times Sunday, October 13, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Community awareness can create major hurdle against dengue and can decrease the number of cases. People should use mosquito repellent, cover their arms and legs, particularly before sunrise and after sunset. In case of having dengue, they should not get panicked as it can be treated by having lots of fluids and fruits and controlling the fever,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, October 11, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Field response is under way in the identified hotspots in Rawalpindi and Islamabad focusing awareness raising and vector control i.e. distribution of bed nets among confirmed cases, vector control through larva source management activities in houses, covering/sealing of open water containers and distribution of larvicidal chemicals, door-to-door distribution of pamphlets/hand bills, announcements from mosques, and group meetings in the affected community,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, September 20, 2019 9:36:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : "Here people have little knowledge, so if they see a professor allegedly from the US or elsewhere who is against the vaccine, they are easily convinced," External link

dnaindia Saturday, April 27, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Here, people have little knowledge, so if they see a professor allegedly from the US or elsewhere who is against the vaccine, they are easily convinced,” External link

tribune Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:49:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : "Here people have little knowledge, so if they see a professor allegedly from the US or elsewhere who is against the vaccine, they are easily convinced," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, April 26, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Rana Safdar said : "Here people have little knowledge, so if they see a professor allegedly from the US or elsewhere who is against the vaccine, they are easily convinced," External link

yahoo-au Friday, April 26, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Rana Safdar added : “The programme is focusing on children who miss vaccination because of any reason and let the virus survive no longer,” External link

tribune Saturday, April 6, 2019 7:39:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar added : “The programme is focusing on children who miss vaccination because of any reason and let the virus survive no longer,” External link

tribune Friday, February 15, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Rana Safdar stated : “Low temperatures are the best time to hit the virus. Pakistan’s Polio Eradication Programme is fully committed to using upcoming campaigns over the next few months as the opportunity to stop the virus circulation once and for all” External link

reliefWeb Monday, December 10, 2018 8:11:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar added : "It requires 4 to 5 OPV doses for a well-fed child to develop immunity. However, there are some easy pockets where children - despite OPV vaccination - could not develop immunity against the polio virus," External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, January 28, 2017 3:07:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar added : “PTPs have been prioritized with especial focus given to trans-national and interprovincial posts while monitoring and evaluation activities including expanded LQAS, third-party pre/intra/post-campaign monitoring are further enhanced,” External link

pakobserver Thursday, January 5, 2017 5:36:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar said : “Bad news now is ultimately good news for us on the road to interruption and ultimately certification – provided we identify and effectively address all the issues in our way and until we address them, we will not succeed,” External link

tribune Sunday, October 16, 2016 1:15:00 AM EAT

Rana Safdar added : “PTPs have been prioritized with especial focus given to trans-national and interprovincial posts while monitoring and evaluation activities including expanded LQAS, third-party pre/intra/post-campaign monitoring are further enhanced” External link

reliefWeb Sunday, September 25, 2016 10:50:00 AM EAT



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coordinator36.84%EN06/01/201601/06/2016
head63.16%EN05/30/201630/05/2016
Names Lang Count
Rana SafdarEN90.48%
Rana SafdarFR9.52%


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