Videos

   06/04/2018
Why we are developing new polio vaccines for the post-eradication era.
   16/02/2018
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.
   02/02/2018
Mohammed Mohammedi, country support officer for the Eastern Mediterranean region, speaks to us about the main challenges facing countries and communities which are at risk of re-infection.
   02/02/2018
Hans Everts, long time polio eradicator, shares personal stories from the frontline of outbreak response, and explains how the lessons learned during polio eradication will benefit health programmes in the future.
   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.