Endemic countries, Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV)
Pakistan polio snapshot – August 2020
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for August 2020
- 32.1 million children were vaccinated during the SNID campaign.
- 24,747 children were vaccinated at Permanent Transit Points.
Plea for international solidarity, following WHO/UNICEF call for emergency action
As COVID-19 disrupts immunizations, urgent action needed to protect most vulnerable children from deadly and debilitating diseases
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for August 2020
Dr Farima has overcome many gender barriers to rise in Afghanistan’s polio programme and fight COVID-19.
Seven months since Afghanistan’s first COVID-19 case, women like Nasrin sustain the response.
Locally recruited health workers in Pakistan lead efforts to engage with families.