Almotamar.net - The Regional Bureau of the World Health Organisation WHO in Cairo declared officially on Thursday the Yemeni Republic free from polio.
The declaration came in the wake of a study and revision by the WhO’s Regional Attestation Committee of the documents presented by the attestation committee in Yemen and acceptance of what was mentioned in it . Thus it has been officially declared that Yemen is free from polio.
This great success is attributed to efforts of the Yemeni Ministry of Public Health and Population that has organized a series of national campaigns for the termination of polio it has begun during the second part of the nineties . It has implemented each campaign by two annual rounds beginning from 1996 until 2007. Those campaigns resulted in extermination of the polio virus as any infection case in polio was not registered since the beginning of the year 2006 up until now . Thus , Yemen has completed conditions of the WHO that stipulate 5the elapse of three years on occurrence of the last case of polio.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.