At-risk countries, Broader benefits of the polio programme, Expanded Programme on Immunization - EPI, Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV), Routine immunization, Vaccination campaigns, Vaccines
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Coffee with Polio Experts: Honorine Mollard Billard, WHO
Honorine Mollard Billard, Polio Eradication Officer at WHO, speaks to us about critical country support to vaccination campaigns in Lao PDR and why it is important for polio-free countries to maintain high immunity.
Over 140 public health experts from 22 countries gather at the 6th Regional Meeting on Polio in Guatemala
In the Horn of Africa polio outbreak, immunization efforts are focusing on a group known as “special populations”.
Early analysis of campaign data points to a successful vaccination round in a polio-free country at risk of possible importation.
To truly ensure no child is left behind, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative is reaching out to some of the most remote communities in the world.
Mohamed Shire, a polio eradication expert from Somalia, speaks about lessons from a life tirelessly working to eradicate first smallpox, then polio.
Dr Mohammad Al Safadi, Technical Officer for Polio Outbreak Preparedness and Response, WHO HQ, talks to us about the tactics and strategies used to successfully stop an outbreak in Syria in 2017/18.