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.
In at-risk areas of Chad, large-scale polio campaigns are increasing the immunity of every child.
The strong polio eradication infrastructure in Borno is supporting Nigeria to vaccinate over eight million people against yellow fever.
Polio can’t be cured, but it can be prevented. Two important tools help to prevent polio – two safe, effective vaccines. Find out about the oral polio vaccine and the inactivated poliovirus vaccine and their roles in the polio eradication effort.
The polio surveillance system is finding the virus in the most challenging areas so that children can be protected and polio stopped for good.
Sudan is on guard against polio, despite no case in eight years
Mohammed Mohammedi, country support officer for the Eastern Mediterranean region, speaks to us about the main challenges facing countries and communities which are at risk of re-infection.