Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio snapshot – April 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for April 2019
- 60 environmental detection sites active in April 2019 – largest environmental footprint in the world.
- 1.8 million children were vaccinated in April 2019 at 421 Permanent Transit Points (PTPs) set up across the country.
- 37.6 million children were vaccinated with oral polio vaccine during April National Immunization Days campaign (NID).
Dr Fiona Braka, Immunization Team Lead for WHO Nigeria, speaks about fighting polio outbreaks and toppling gender barriers.
US$ 8.8 billion pledged to fund immunization through Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for April 2020
We join Joana on a vaccination day in Happyland, one of the poorest and most densely populated areas of the city.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for March 2020
Melissa Corkum, Polio Outbreak Response Senior Manager for UNICEF, has dedicated a large part of her professional life to ending polio.