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26 August 2020
Abigail Miriam Fernandez

Abigail Miriam Fernandez is a research assistant at the "Pakistan Reader", at the School of Conflict and Security Studies, National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore. She is a part of the Editorial team that publishes "PR Evening Brief", a daily e-alert on Pakistan. Her research focus includes issues relating to gender, minorities and ethnic movements. She is also a Teaching Assistant to the NIAS Certificate Course on Contemporary Pakistan.

The Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) in its latest assessment of the global polio eradication programme cautioned that if Pakistan does not adopt transformative measures to eradicate poliovirus in the next six months, the situation could become worse.

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