Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV), Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV), Routine immunization, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns, Vaccines
The Two Polio Vaccines
Polio can’t be cured, but it can be prevented. Two important tools help to prevent polio – two safe, effective vaccines. Find out about the oral polio vaccine and the inactivated poliovirus vaccine and their roles in the polio eradication effort.
Watch more in the polio eradication animation series
What does it take to vaccinate every child in Afghanistan?
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for February 2018
In Nigeria, dedicated female mobilizers are critical in the fight against polio.
In Somalia, determined women are the face of polio eradication.
Dr Adele Daleke Lisi Aluma works to reach children who have never been vaccinated
In eastern Afghanistan, one family is helping to vaccinate every last child in their community