Video: Polio in Afghanistan
Polio is a crippling disease still endemic in Afghanistan. However, the country is closer than ever to stopping transmission.
See how the World Health Organization is working with the Government of Afghanistan, local communities and partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, to once and for all rid the country of polio.
Health leaders at 72nd World Health Assembly welcome new Polio Endgame Strategy 2019-23: acknowledge a lot accomplished, a lot more to do to finish global polio eradication
Global Polio Eradication Initiative stakeholders convene to celebrate the Endgame Strategy 2019-2023
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for April 2019
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...
All travellers crossing the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan are vaccinated against polio, regardless of age
Polio programme assessed by experts at the global immunization meeting