Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – March 2020
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for March 2020
- 1 cases of wild poliovirus were reported
- 0.32 million children were vaccinated.
- Permanent transit teams vaccinated 2,000,000 children and cross-border teams vaccinated 45, 019 children
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.
Thanks to the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, millions of children in Pakistan have received polio vaccines.
Polio Social Mobilisers step up to aid Afghanistan’s vulnerable communities.
A reminder of why vaccines are so important.