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.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for March 2020
Melissa Corkum, Polio Outbreak Response Senior Manager for UNICEF, has dedicated a large part of her professional life to ending polio.
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Continued funding is crucial to respond to COVID-19, end polio and tackle other vaccine-preventable diseases.
Pledge to help deliver polio vaccines to children worldwide.
Dr Peter Brauer, a polio survivor and expert on treatment of Post-Polio Syndrome (PPS), illustrates his personal experiences in a moving and beautiful poem.