Polio Oversight Board Statement
Health workers are the beating heart of every health system and the majority - seventy percent worldwide - are women. Meet Noora, Zainab and Feriha, who deliver polio vaccine to communities against formidable odds.
A public health imperative
Polio eradication staff support COVID-19 response
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for January 2020
To end polio we must overcome gender barriers and support equality everywhere.
Meet WHO’s Dr Faten Kamel, who has spent close to 25 years outsmarting the virus in the Middle East, Horn of Africa and Central Asia.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for January 2020
At a vaccination campaign in Lahore, Secretary-General António Guterres expressed personal commitment to end polio.
In face of challenging epidemiology, global health experts endorse new cVDPV2 response strategy
Meet the experts who deploy at a moment’s notice to fight outbreaks across the region.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for December 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for November 2019
In Kandahar, women polio workers open doors of hope.
To prevent a possible outbreak, WHO and national health authorities have been implementing vaccination campaigns and boosting disease surveillance.