Gender, Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV), Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV), Research
Coffee with Polio Experts: Carolyn Sein, WHO
Carolyn Sein, Technical Officer for the GPEI programme, talks to us about circulating vaccine-derived polioviruses, and the important differences between oral polio vaccine, and inactivated polio vaccine.
Health workers are the beating heart of every health system and the majority - seventy percent worldwide - are women. Meet Noora, Zainab and Feriha, who deliver polio vaccine to communities against formidable odds.
To end polio we must overcome gender barriers and support equality everywhere.
Meet WHO’s Dr Faten Kamel, who has spent close to 25 years outsmarting the virus in the Middle East, Horn of Africa and Central Asia.
In Kandahar, women polio workers open doors of hope.
Gender-disaggregated data drives progress in Nigeria’s polio eradication programme.
A series on the ‘plus’ in PolioPlus: preventing other diseases