Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – January 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for January 2018
The Afghanistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Afghanistan.
- Three new cases of wild poliovirus (WPV1) were detected, two from Kandahar province, and one from Nangarhar province.
- 6.1 million children under five years of age were targeted during subnational immunization days across 24 provinces.
- Permanent transit teams successfully vaccinated 1 231 180 children against polio, whilst cross-border teams vaccinated 68 966 children.
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In Karachi, Pakistan, Rotary PolioPlus activities are building community trust.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for March 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for March 2018
Contributions to WHO and UNICEF will help end polio in Afghanistan, and fund global eradication efforts.
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In Iraq, polio vaccinators work to protect conflict-affected children.