Hard-to-reach areas and long commutes? Challenge accepted
To reach every last child, health workers sometimes travel on motorcycles and walk for hours to deliver the all-important life-saving vaccines. On the frontlines of the polio programme, health workers protect millions of children.
Dr Fiona Braka, Immunization Team Lead for WHO Nigeria, speaks about fighting polio outbreaks and toppling gender barriers.
Melissa Corkum, Polio Outbreak Response Senior Manager for UNICEF, has dedicated a large part of her professional life to ending polio.
Pledge to help deliver polio vaccines to children worldwide.
Health workers are the beating heart of every health system and the majority - seventy percent worldwide - are women. Meet Noora, Zainab and Feriha, who deliver polio vaccine to communities against formidable odds.
To end polio we must overcome gender barriers and support equality everywhere.
Meet WHO’s Dr Faten Kamel, who has spent close to 25 years outsmarting the virus in the Middle East, Horn of Africa and Central Asia.