Broader benefits of the polio programme, Certification, Containment, Vaccines
Coffee with Polio Experts: Prof David Heymann, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
David Heymann, long-time public health expert, discusses what lessons smallpox eradication teaches us in eradicating a disease, and why it is critical to complete the job of polio eradication.
Papua New Guinea’s first polio case in decades is a champion for eradication
We speak to Dr Arlene King, Chair of the RCC for the Americas, and GCC Containment Working Group, about the vital importance of safe and secure containment of polioviruses and the risk and responsibility that come with retaining the pathogen.
New collection of 30+ multimedia stories from Afghanistan, Pakistan and India now available on GPEI website
Over 31 million children will be vaccinated against measles in Pakistan in a countrywide immunization campaign supported by the polio programme’s greatest asset: its people.
Group continues its historical support
Head of WHO Chad Dr Jean-Bosco Ndihokubwayo speaks about the ongoing efforts to reach every child with polio vaccine across Chad