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Mobilizing against polio in Papua New Guinea
Take a look at how the Papua New Guinea Government, the World Health Organization, and partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative are responding to the country’s recent outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus.
Reposted with permission from gavi.org.
Girl or boy, health workers in Nigeria are determined to show parents that the polio vaccination is for all children.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for August 2018
Darcy Levison, WHO Polio Eradication Officer, speaks to us about the logistical challenges of reaching every single child with polio vaccine in the Lake Chad subregion.
Anand Balachandran, former Coordinator Polio Transition, speaks to us about ensuring the infrastructure built up to eradicate polio will continue to benefit broader public health goals, long after the disease has been eradicated.
Meet WHO’s Chris Maher, who has spent 25 years following polio to its last hiding places.
On Pakistan Independence Day, vaccinators break records for the number of children protected against polio.