Outbreak countries, Outbreak response, Vaccination campaigns, Vaccines, World Polio Day
Responding to a Polio Outbreak
One of an animated series on the global drive to eradicate polio.
Anytime a child is paralyzed by polio in any country, the World Health Organization and its partners move fast to stop the outbreak.
Watch more in the polio eradication animation series
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for March 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for March 2018
David Heymann, long-time public health expert, discusses what lessons smallpox eradication teaches us in eradicating a disease, and why it is critical to complete the job of polio eradication.
Contributions to WHO and UNICEF will help end polio in Afghanistan, and fund global eradication efforts.
Sweden is the first country to formally engage in the global poliovirus containment process
At their triennial summit, Commonwealth leaders emphasized renewed support for international efforts to tackle polio and other diseases.