At-risk countries, Expanded Programme on Immunization - EPI, Outbreak countries, Routine immunization, Surveillance
Coffee with Polio Experts: Mohammed Mohammedi, WHO
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.
New action plan to close gaps in polio detection
WHO Executive Board’s strong push to finish the job
Progress in the challenging last mile of eradication
Following confirmation of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) on 8 January 2019, planning for an outbreak response is underway.
As the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) enters its 31st year, the Chairs of the effort’s main global advisory bodies issue an extraordinary joint statement, urging all involved in the effort to excel in their roles.
In the Horn of Africa polio outbreak, immunization efforts are focusing on a group known as “special populations”.