Certification, Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Surveillance, Vaccines
Coffee with Polio Experts: Professor Rose Leke, Chair of African RCC
Towards a polio-free Africa: A chat with Professor Rose Leke, Chair of the African Regional Certification Commission.
We talk to Professor Rose Leke, Chair of the African Regional Certification Commission, to get her views on progress on the continent, and prospects for certifying the region polio-free in 2019.
Mohamed Shire, a polio eradication expert from Somalia, speaks about lessons from a life tirelessly working to eradicate first smallpox, then polio.
A review committee met in Nairobi to review progress of the African region towards being certified polio-free
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.
After an 18-month long intensive vaccination campaign in the face of a poliovirus outbreak in Syria, the outbreak has been successfully stopped.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for October 2018
In the Horn of Africa, health workers are using application-based technology to respond to poliovirus outbreaks with greater speed and accuracy.