Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio update – June 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for June 2018
- There were no new cases of wild poliovirus (WPV1) reported.
- 1.42 million children were vaccinated against poliovirus during case response campaigns by more than 10 000 dedicated frontline workers.
- Teams at transit points and borders successfully vaccinated 1.8 million children.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for March 2020
Melissa Corkum, Polio Outbreak Response Senior Manager for UNICEF, has dedicated a large part of her professional life to ending polio.
Dr Peter Brauer, a polio survivor and expert on treatment of Post-Polio Syndrome (PPS), illustrates his personal experiences in a moving and beautiful poem.
Thanks to the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, millions of children in Pakistan have received polio vaccines.
Polio Social Mobilisers step up to aid Afghanistan’s vulnerable communities.
A reminder of why vaccines are so important.