Videos

   15/01/2018
To eradicate polio, we need to stop all strains of the virus, including vaccine-derived polioviruses. This short animation explains how these rare virus strains emerge and how to stop them.
   09/01/2018
We join Dr Urs Herzog, Rotarian, polio eradicator, National PolioPlus Advocacy Advisor for Rotary Switzerland and polio survivor himself, as he explains the financial costs of the programme and why it is critical that we eradicate every trace of the virus.
   21/12/2017
Carolyn Sein, Technical Officer for the GPEI programme, talks to us about circulating vaccine-derived polioviruses, and the important differences between oral polio vaccine, and inactivated polio vaccine.
   21/12/2017
Professor David Salisbury, chair of the Global Commission for the Certification of the Eradication of Poliomyelitis, talks us through the process of certifying the world as polio-free, and the importance of containing the virus after eradication.
   23/10/2017
One of an animated series on the global drive to eradicate polio.
   23/10/2017
One of an animated series on the global drive to eradicate polio.
   23/10/2017
One of an animated series on the global drive to eradicate polio.
   11/10/2017
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.
   25/08/2017
On his motorbike, Mullah Rashid criss-crosses Kandahar, talking to communities about the importance of vaccination
   25/08/2017
Adding creativity and colour to polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan.
   27/06/2017
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.
   12/06/2017
WHO Director-General and UNICEF Executive Director thank Rotary
   09/06/2017
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.
   01/05/2017
Anytime a child is paralyzed by polio in any country, the World Health Organization moves fast to stop the outbreak.
   25/04/2017
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.
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