Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan Polio Snapshot – January 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for January 2019
- 1 case of wild poliovirus was reported in January 2019.
- 5.6 million children under the age of five were targeted during the January Supplementary Immunization Activities (SNIDs).
- 524 Permanent Transit Teams (PTTs) were operational across Afghanistan in January 2019.
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.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for April 2020
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.