Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – September 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for September 2018
- 3 new wild poliovirus (WPV1) cases were reported in September 2018.
- In the September Sub-National Immunization Days, 5.6 million children under the age of five were targeted.
- 484 permanent transit points (PTPs) were operational across Afghanistan during September 2018.
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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.