One of an animated series on the global drive to eradicate polio.
A short chat with Dr Naveed Sadozai, recently retired senior epidemiologist of the GPEI programme, about his experiences in the field over the course of his long career.
Volunteer community health workers responding to the outbreak of cholera are one of the most powerful means to help curb the spread of disease.
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
On his motorbike, Mullah Rashid criss-crosses Kandahar, talking to communities about the importance of vaccination
Adding creativity and colour to polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan.
A short chat with Dr Ousmane Diop, Coordinator of the Global Polio Laboratory Network, on innovative ways to track and find polioviruses through disease surveillance.
WHO Director-General and UNICEF Executive Director thank Rotary
Michel Zaffran, Director of Polio at WHO, talks to us about vaccine-derived polioviruses (VDPV) and how WHO is working to stop the recent outbreak in Syria.
Anytime a child is paralyzed by polio in any country, the World Health Organization moves fast to stop the outbreak.
The polio eradication programme is reaching the most hard to access children and families on the move with vaccines in Pakistan.
From the most remote communities to the laboratory, the World Health Organization makes sure that the pieces of the polio surveillance system work together; so that if the virus is circulating anywhere in the world it will be found – and stopped.
In every vulnerable country, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative helps make sure that every child receives polio vaccines; even those who are hard to reach. Find out about the role of the World Health Organization within the partnership.
A short video-chat with Senator Ayesha Raza Farooq, Prime Minister’s Focal Person on Polio Eradication in Pakistan, on the prospects of eradicating polio in the country.
A chat about the status of polio eradication in Pakistan in 2016 with Chris Maher, Manager of WHO’s polio eradication efforts’ in the Eastern Mediterranean