Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – June 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for June 2018
- There was one new case of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1).
- 100 000 children were vaccinated during special campaigns.
- Permanent transit teams and cross-border vaccination teams successfully vaccinated 1.2 million children against polio.
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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.