Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio snapshot – July 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for July 2019
- The Extension of the National Emergency Action Plan 2018-2019 was finalized in July.
- 3.25 million children were vaccinated during the July Case Response Campaigns.
- 1.8 million children were vaccinated at 387 Permanent Transit Points.
Exploring the ‘plus’ in PolioPlus.
To prevent a possible outbreak, WHO and national health authorities have been implementing vaccination campaigns and boosting disease surveillance.
Ensuring nomadic children receive their polio vaccines is a formidable task.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for October 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for November 2019
GPEI head Michel Zaffran sheds light on the global cVDPV2 situation, the need for type 2-containing OPV, and implications for containment