Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – April 2020
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for April 2020
- 8 cases of wild poliovirus were reported
- 0.81 million children were vaccinated.
- Permanent transit teams vaccinated 776,818 children and cross-border teams vaccinated 33,609 children
Dr Fiona Braka, Immunization Team Lead for WHO Nigeria, speaks about fighting polio outbreaks and toppling gender barriers.
US$ 8.8 billion pledged to fund immunization through Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.
We join Joana on a vaccination day in Happyland, one of the poorest and most densely populated areas of the city.
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.
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.