Endemic countries, Surveillance, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – November 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for November 2019
- Two cases of wild poliovirus were reported
- 5.6 million children were vaccinated.
- Permanent transit teams vaccinated 1,723,859 children and cross-border teams vaccinated 163 775 children
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.