Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio update – April 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for April 2018
- No new cases of poliovirus (WPV1) were reported.
- 38.9 million children were vaccinated against poliovirus by a team of 260 000 dedicated frontline workers.
- Teams at transit points and borders successfully vaccinated 1.5 million children.
For full update please click on pdf below.
Protecting refugees, returnees and other travelers from the poliovirus is a full-time job along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for April 2018
Polio discussions at this year’s World Health Assembly
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How do vaccinators ensure that every child is reached?
Immunizing every child in remote communities is a top priority for vaccinators like Daeng