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
In Afghanistan, blood tests are identifying where vaccination campaigns are working, and where gaps remain to be filled.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for October 2017
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for October 2017
On World Children’s Day we look at how the polio eradication programme contributes to ensuring children receive vital vaccines against polio and other vaccine preventable diseases.
With families on the move posing one of the biggest challenges to eradication in Pakistan, an innovative campaign is vaccinating children on trains.
Community health workers responding to humanitarian crisis in Nigeria are helping to stop polio and malaria hand in hand.