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.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for December 2017
We join Dr Urs Herzog, Rotarian, polio eradicator, National PolioPlus Advocacy Advisor for Rotary Switzerland and polio survivor himself, as he explains the financial costs of the programme and why it is critical that we eradicate every trace of the virus.
Professor David Salisbury, chair of the Global Commission for the Certification of the Eradication of Poliomyelitis, talks us through the process of certifying the world as polio-free, and the importance of containing the virus after eradication.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for November 2017
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for November 2017
€ 2 million in support pledged to help defeat last remaining reservoirs of the virus