Videos

   11/06/2019
Polioviruses will be kept after eradication in a limited number of laboratories and vaccine manufacturing facilities worldwide. Containment of these viruses will be critical to maintaining a polio-free world.
   06/06/2019
Ticky Esoh Ebongue, Business Analysist for Polio Eradication at WHO in Geneva, speaks to us about the importance of transparent and accountable financial management, which helps both donors and countries in their strategic planning.
   21/05/2019
An animation explaining the relations between gender and polio eradication
   21/05/2019
Gender Analyst Sini Ramo talks about the relations between gender and polio eradication
   12/03/2019
Polio is a crippling disease still endemic in Afghanistan. However, the country is closer than ever to stopping transmission.
   06/03/2019
Dr Nicksy Gumede-Moeletsi, senior virologist for polio eradication at WHO’s Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, speaks to us about how genetic analysis of isolated polioviruses is helping strategically drive the continent’s eradication effort.
   05/12/2018
Dr Mohammad Al Safadi, Technical Officer for Polio Outbreak Preparedness and Response, WHO HQ, talks to us about the tactics and strategies used to successfully stop an outbreak in Syria in 2017/18.
   21/11/2018
Dr Zubair Wadood, senior polio epidemiologist and technical expert at WHO, speaks to us about the remaining operational challenges to reaching every last child with polio vaccine.
   30/10/2018
We speak to Dr Arlene King, Chair of the RCC for the Americas, and GCC Containment Working Group, about the vital importance of safe and secure containment of polioviruses and the risk and responsibility that come with retaining the pathogen.
   24/10/2018
   28/09/2018
Head of WHO Chad Dr Jean-Bosco Ndihokubwayo speaks about the ongoing efforts to reach every child with polio vaccine across Chad
   18/09/2018
Darcy Levison, WHO Polio Eradication Officer, speaks to us about the logistical challenges of reaching every single child with polio vaccine in the Lake Chad subregion.
   12/09/2018
Anand Balachandran, former Coordinator Polio Transition, speaks to us about ensuring the infrastructure built up to eradicate polio will continue to benefit broader public health goals, long after the disease has been eradicated.
   12/07/2018
Honorine Mollard Billard, Polio Eradication Officer at WHO, speaks to us about critical country support to vaccination campaigns in Lao PDR and why it is important for polio-free countries to maintain high immunity.
   08/05/2018
David Heymann, long-time public health expert, discusses what lessons smallpox eradication teaches us in eradicating a disease, and why it is critical to complete the job of polio eradication.
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