Outbreak countries, Outbreak response, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Syrian Arab Republic
Stopping polio in Syria
In July and August, health workers and volunteers vaccinated hundreds of thousands of children in targeted campaigns in Syria to protect them from an outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus
More information on the Syria outbreak
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for January 2020
At a vaccination campaign in Lahore, Secretary-General António Guterres expressed personal commitment to end polio.
In face of challenging epidemiology, global health experts endorse new cVDPV2 response strategy
Meet the experts who deploy at a moment’s notice to fight outbreaks across the region.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for December 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for November 2019