Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio snapshot – December 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for December 2019
- 40 million children were vaccinated during the December NID Campaigns.
- 1.8 million children were vaccinated at 372 Permanent Transit Points.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for February 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.
Polio eradication staff support COVID-19 response
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.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for January 2020
To end polio we must overcome gender barriers and support equality everywhere.