Pakistan Polio Update – December 2017

Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for December 2017

The Pakistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Pakistan.

In December:

  • No new cases of wild poliovirus (WPV1) were detected.
  • More than 22 million children living in high-risk areas were vaccinated against poliovirus by a team of almost 143 000 dedicated frontline workers.
  • Teams at transit points and borders successfully vaccinated 1 460 000 children.

Related News

   20/04/2018
A week in the life of Auta, a vaccine facilitator in Borno State
   16/04/2018
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, disburses final US$12 million of US$120 million commitment made in 2013
   11/04/2018
Towards a polio-free Africa: A chat with Professor Rose Leke, Chair of the African Regional Certification Commission.
   09/04/2018
Gates and Dangote emphasized the need to eradicate polio, strengthen routine immunization, and improve primary health care.
   04/04/2018
La Dre Adele Daleke Lisi Aluma s’efforce d’atteindre les enfants jamais vaccinés
   27/03/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for February 2018