Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio update – March 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for March 2018
The Pakistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Pakistan.
- One new case of wild poliovirus (WPV1) was detected.
- 4 million children were vaccinated against poliovirus by a team of almost 260 000 dedicated frontline workers.
- Teams at transit points and borders successfully vaccinated 1.6 million children.
In Karachi, Pakistan, Rotary PolioPlus activities are building community trust.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for March 2018
Contributions to WHO and UNICEF will help end polio in Afghanistan, and fund global eradication efforts.
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In Iraq, polio vaccinators work to protect conflict-affected children.
Working with the polio programme opens up new opportunities for women and their communities.