Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio update – September 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for September 2018
- There was one new case of wild poliovirus (WPV1) reported.
- 39.3 million children were vaccinated during September National Immunization Day (NID) campaign.
- 1.7 million children were vaccinated in September 2018 at 382 Permanent Transit Points (PTPs) set up across the country and its borders.”
What did we learn?
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for September 2018
Religious clerics promote routine immunization and other health services by delivering messages to husbands, fathers and sons at mosques.
Over 31 million children will be vaccinated against measles in Pakistan in a countrywide immunization campaign supported by the polio programme’s greatest asset: its people.
Special report on Papua New Guinea
Head of WHO Chad Dr Jean-Bosco Ndihokubwayo speaks about the ongoing efforts to reach every child with polio vaccine across Chad