Pakistan polio snapshot – August 2019

Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for August 2019

In August:

  • The bi-annual Technical Advisory Group consultation was held. The report of the meeting is now available.
  • 8.3 million children were vaccinated during the August Case Response Campaigns.
  • 1.9 million children were vaccinated at 424 Permanent Transit Points.

Related resources


Related News

   02/04/2020
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.
   13/03/2020
Polio eradication staff support COVID-19 response
   09/03/2020
Dr. Hamid Jafari, Director of Polio Eradication for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region, speaks to us about the actions the programme is taking to turn the tide against the poliovirus in Afghanistan and elsewhere in the region.
   06/03/2020
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for January 2020
   05/03/2020
To end polio we must overcome gender barriers and support equality everywhere.
   03/03/2020
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.