Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – March 2020
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for March 2020
- 1 case 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
Vaccinators aim to fill urgent immunity gaps that have widened in the under-five population.
Meet a few of the women in Rotary playing a pivotal role in the effort to eradicate the disease
While the COVID-19 response dominates community health concerns, every missed opportunity for vaccination puts the fragile gains made against polio in Somalia at risk of being undone.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for May 2020
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.