Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – May 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for May 2018
- There was one new case of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1).
- 9.9 million children under five years of age were targeted during national immunization days in 399 districts of 34 provinces.
- Permanent transit teams successfully vaccinated 1 108 591 children against polio, whilst cross-border teams vaccinated 78 075 children.
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Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for September 2018
Religious clerics promote routine immunization and other health services by delivering messages to husbands, fathers and sons at mosques.
Over 31 million children will be vaccinated against measles in Pakistan in a countrywide immunization campaign supported by the polio programme’s greatest asset: its people.
Special report on Papua New Guinea
Head of WHO Chad Dr Jean-Bosco Ndihokubwayo speaks about the ongoing efforts to reach every child with polio vaccine across Chad
Girl or boy, health workers in Nigeria are determined to show parents that the polio vaccination is for all children.