Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan Polio Snapshot – December 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for December 2018
- 0 cases of wild poliovirus were reported.
- 3.2 million children under the age of five were targeted during the December Supplementary Immunization Activities (SNIDs).
- 429 Permanent Transit Teams (PTTs) were operational across Afghanistan in December 2018.
WHO Executive Board’s strong push to finish the job
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for December 2018
Progress in the challenging last mile of eradication
Following confirmation of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) on 8 January 2019, planning for an outbreak response is underway.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for November 2018
As the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) enters its 31st year, the Chairs of the effort’s main global advisory bodies issue an extraordinary joint statement, urging all involved in the effort to excel in their roles.