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.
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.
Government launches emergency measures to prevent children from lifelong paralysis.
In the sahel surrounding Lake Chad, health workers provide vaccines to refugees and internally displaced people.
In hard-to-reach communities, a Canada-funded project is opening up access to health.
Dr Farzia Sadat was forced out of university for six years, but she persisted. Now she manages over a thousand people in the polio eradication initiative in Afghanistan.
Protecting refugees, returnees and other travelers from the poliovirus is a full-time job along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.