Football tournament raises awareness for polio vaccination in Pakistan

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A young child receives polio drops in Pakistan © Zofeen Ebrahim/IRIN

In Pakistan, a first ever 'united against polio' football tournament raises awareness for polio vaccination.

The country is one of three in the world where polio remains endemic.

Despite 20 years of sustained efforts to eradicate the disease, 198 cases were reported in 2011.

Julie Walker reports.

Duration: 2’52″

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