Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio update – November 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for November 2018
- There were no wild poliovirus cases reported.
- 1.6 million children were vaccinated in October 2018 at 390 Permanent Transit Points (PTPs).
- 21.9 million children were vaccinated in 94 districts of the country during November SNID campaign from 12-15 November.
WHO Executive Board’s strong push to finish the job
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for December 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for December 2018
Progress in the challenging last mile of eradication
Following confirmation of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) on 8 January 2019, planning for an outbreak response is underway.
As the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) enters its 31st year, the Chairs of the effort’s main global advisory bodies issue an extraordinary joint statement, urging all involved in the effort to excel in their roles.