News Stories

   21/09/2018
Girl or boy, health workers in Nigeria are determined to show parents that the polio vaccination is for all children.
   20/09/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for August 2018
   19/09/2018
Quickly detecting every poliovirus is critical to achieve a polio-free Pakistan. Surveillance officers like Dr Nosheen Safdar work hard to make sure no poliovirus escapes detection.
   31/08/2018
Meet WHO’s Chris Maher, who has spent 25 years following polio to its last hiding places.
   30/08/2018
On Pakistan Independence Day, vaccinators break records for the number of children protected against polio.
   30/08/2018
Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, made significant and important contributions to global efforts to eradicate polio.
   30/08/2018
By Roland Sutter, Research, Policy and Containment Team, Polio Eradication Department, WHO
   29/08/2018
UNICEF community mobilizers engage mothers and fathers to ensure that every child is safe from polio.
   21/08/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for July 2018
   16/08/2018
Take a look at how the Papua New Guinea Government, the World Health Organization, and partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative are responding to the country’s recent outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus.
   08/08/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for June 2018
   08/08/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for June 2018
   30/07/2018
In the face of ongoing transmission of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) affecting the country, provincial governors from across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) convened an urgent emergency high-level meeting in Kinshasa la...
   24/07/2018
Afia is part of one of the biggest female work forces in Afghanistan.
   23/07/2018
How a vaccine refuser became an advocate for polio eradication.
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