Afghanistan female vaccinators
Women are critical in the drive to eradicate polio in Afghanistan. In one of the final strongholds of the polio virus, vaccination coverage is improving as female vaccinators have more access to children.
Follow the workday of female polio vaccinators through this photo story.
Read more about female polio vaccinators in Afghanistan.
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