Certification, Containment, Vaccines
Coffee with Polio Experts: Professor David Salisbury
Professor David Salisbury, chair of the Global Commission for the Certification of the Eradication of Poliomyelitis, talks us through the process of certifying the world as polio-free, and the importance of containing the virus after eradication.
Reaching underserved populations with immunization in the Niger Delta
Everyday people in Pakistan advocating for vaccinations
Polioviruses will be kept after eradication in a limited number of laboratories and vaccine manufacturing facilities worldwide. Containment of these viruses will be critical to maintaining a polio-free world.
Public health legend and head of the Containment Advisory Group Professor David Heymann talks about some of the similarities and differences between poliovirus and smallpox containment, and work of the CAG.
Decades-long polio infrastructure has spill-over benefits across larger public health interventions
Momentous global effort enables record-breaking milestone for polio and immunisation