Endemic countries, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan Polio Update – July 2017
Snapshot of polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for July 2017
The Pakistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Pakistan.
July updates include:
- No new cases of polio reported – the total for 2017 remains 3
- The Federally Administered Tribal Areas marked one year without reporting a case – down from a high of 179 cases in 2014
- Small-scale vaccination campaigns were carried out in July in the core polio reservoirs and other high risk areas, aiming to reach 10.1 million children
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for September 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan 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