Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan Polio Update – January 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for January 2018
The Pakistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Pakistan.
- No new cases of wild poliovirus (WPV1) were detected.
- More than 39 million children were vaccinated against poliovirus by a team of almost 260 000 dedicated frontline workers.
- Teams at transit points and borders successfully vaccinated 1.5 million children.
What does it take to vaccinate every child in Afghanistan?
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for February 2018
In Nigeria, experts from the frontline of polio eradication are helping to end other disease outbreaks.
In Nigeria, dedicated female mobilizers are critical in the fight against polio.
In Somalia, determined women are the face of polio eradication.
Dr Adele Daleke Lisi Aluma works to reach children who have never been vaccinated