KARACHI: The World Health Organization (WHO) announced to restore its activities in Karachi, 10 days after murder of one of its medical team members in the city locality, CNBC reports.
Focal person of the National Polio Eradication Program, MNA Azra Peechoho, said the decision was taken in a meeting attended by government health officials, WHO and UNICEF representatives.
WHO’s Dr. Talha told CNBC that the international health organization was going to resume its campaign against polio, malaria, dengue, AIDS, and tuberculosis (TB) from Monday.
However, he said, the WHO staff would not work in Sohrab Goath area where the UN health agency worker, Muhammad Ishaq, was gunned down two weeks back during an anti-polio campaign, prompting it to suspend activities in the Karachi for indefinite period. -- CNBC