Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio update – October 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for October 2018
- There were two new wild poliovirus cases reported.
- 1.6 million children were vaccinated in October 2018 at 402 Permanent Transit Points (PTPs).
- Up to 37 million children were vaccinated through a nationwide Measles Immunization Campaign from 15-27 October.
Exploring the ‘plus’ in PolioPlus.
To prevent a possible outbreak, WHO and national health authorities have been implementing vaccination campaigns and boosting disease surveillance.
Ensuring nomadic children receive their polio vaccines is a formidable task.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for October 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for November 2019
GPEI head Michel Zaffran sheds light on the global cVDPV2 situation, the need for type 2-containing OPV, and implications for containment