At-risk countries, Broader benefits of the polio programme, Innovation, Outbreak countries, Outbreak response, Routine immunization
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Coffee with Polio Experts: Hans Everts, polio eradicator
Hans Everts, long time polio eradicator, shares personal stories from the frontline of outbreak response, and explains how the lessons learned during polio eradication will benefit health programmes in the future.
Significant polio programme resources are being used to fight the pandemic.
Polio social mobilisers have adapted their work to support families in Afghanistan.
Melissa Corkum, Polio Outbreak Response Senior Manager for UNICEF, has dedicated a large part of her professional life to ending polio.
Personnel from the country’s long-running polio programme have been trained to detect COVID-19 cases.
Continued funding is crucial to respond to COVID-19, end polio and tackle other vaccine-preventable diseases.
Polio Social Mobilisers step up to aid Afghanistan’s vulnerable communities.