Militancy contributed to the spread of HIV/AIDS in the tribal districts. Now health authorities are working to raise awareness and provide testing and treatment for local residents.
Pakistan and Afghanistan combined for 164 cases of polio in 2019.
Pakistan has trained 150 doctors, paramedics and nurses in the management of burn and trauma injuries in the past two years.
The Taliban's violence has resulted in numerous disabilities.
Vaccinators will face off against militants and others pushing misinformation about immunisation.
Terrorism in the past spurred the demand for trained personnel in emergency rescue and life-saving operations.
Increased public awareness about the safety and efficacy of the oral polio vaccine has resulted in a major drop in refusals, according to health officials.
Prime Minister Imran Khan deemed polio eradication as the one of the top priorities of the government during a recent high-level meeting.
The campaign aims to educate the public not to interfere with healthcare personnel, who often are overwhelmed treating victims of terrorism.
The outbreak of the disfiguring disease has affected more than 25,000 patients.