Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – April 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for April 2018
- No new cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) were reported.
- 6 million children under five years of age were targeted during sub-national immunization days in 187 districts of 24 provinces.
- Permanent transit teams successfully vaccinated 1 154 828 children against polio, whilst cross-border teams vaccinated 70 893 children.
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Over 31 million children will be vaccinated against measles in Pakistan in a countrywide immunization campaign supported by the polio programme’s greatest asset: its people.
Special report on Papua New Guinea
Head of WHO Chad Dr Jean-Bosco Ndihokubwayo speaks about the ongoing efforts to reach every child with polio vaccine across Chad
Girl or boy, health workers in Nigeria are determined to show parents that the polio vaccination is for all children.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for August 2018
Darcy Levison, WHO Polio Eradication Officer, speaks to us about the logistical challenges of reaching every single child with polio vaccine in the Lake Chad subregion.