Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio snapshot – June 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for June 2019
- Pakistan Polio Eradication Initiative finalized the extension of the National Emergency Action Plan for Polio Eradication (NEAP 2019-2019).
- 11.78 million children were vaccinated during the June Sub-National Immunization Days Campaign (SNID).
- 1.6 million children were vaccinated at 454 Permanent Transit Points.
Vaccinators aim to fill urgent immunity gaps that have widened in the under-five population.
Meet a few of the women in Rotary playing a pivotal role in the effort to eradicate the disease
While the COVID-19 response dominates community health concerns, every missed opportunity for vaccination puts the fragile gains made against polio in Somalia at risk of being undone.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for May 2020
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.