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.
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Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for April 2019
Papua and West Papua provinces rise to challenges of stopping polio
Decades-long polio infrastructure has spill-over benefits across larger public health interventions
Momentous global effort enables record-breaking milestone for polio and immunisation
Women are ensuring that the children in Papua New Guinea are protected and vaccinated
In March: 4 new cases of wild poliovirus cases were reported. 2 million children were vaccinated in March 2019 at 403 Permanent Transit Points (PTPs) set up across the country. 20.5 million children were vaccinated with oral polio...