Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio snapshot – March 2019
- 4 new cases of wild poliovirus cases were reported.
- 2 million children were vaccinated in March 2019 at 403 Permanent Transit Points (PTPs) set up across the country.
- 20.5 million children were vaccinated with oral polio vaccine during March Sub-National Immunization Days campaign (SNID).
Dr Peter Brauer, a polio survivor and expert on treatment of Post-Polio Syndrome (PPS), illustrates his personal experiences in a moving and beautiful poem.
Thanks to the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, millions of children in Pakistan have received polio vaccines.
Polio Social Mobilisers step up to aid Afghanistan’s vulnerable communities.
A reminder of why vaccines are so important.
Polio eradication call centre in Islamabad converted to fight COVID-19.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for March 2020