Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan Polio Snapshot – October 2017
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for October 2017
The Afghanistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Afghanistan.
- Two new cases of wild poliovirus (WPV1) were reported, one in Nangarhar, and one in Kandahar provinces.
- Nine new WPV1 positive environmental samples were reported in Kandahar, Nangarhar and Helmand provinces.
- Over 202,000 children under the age of 5 were vaccinated in two different case response campaigns.
- Permanent transit teams successfully vaccinated 1,177,616 children against polio, whilst cross-border teams vaccinated 125,326 children.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for July 2018
Take a look at how the Papua New Guinea Government, the World Health Organization, and partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative are responding to the country’s recent outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for June 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for June 2018
Afia is part of one of the biggest female work forces in Afghanistan.
How a vaccine refuser became an advocate for polio eradication.