News Stories

   10/01/2019
Endemic countries, WHO and partners are committed to eradicate polio
   21/12/2018
Over 140 public health experts from 22 countries gather at the 6th Regional Meeting on Polio in Guatemala
   20/12/2018
In the Horn of Africa polio outbreak, immunization efforts are focusing on a group known as “special populations”.
   19/12/2018
Early analysis of campaign data points to a successful vaccination round in a polio-free country at risk of possible importation.
   17/12/2018
Jean-Marc Olivé, Chairman of the Technical Advisory Group, reflects on what needs to be done to end polio in the Horn of Africa.
   14/12/2018
To truly ensure no child is left behind, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative is reaching out to some of the most remote communities in the world.
   12/12/2018
Mohamed Shire, a polio eradication expert from Somalia, speaks about lessons from a life tirelessly working to eradicate first smallpox, then polio.
   11/12/2018
Rotary International recognizes polio eradication efforts by UK leadership
   05/12/2018
Steve Oberste, chief of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Peter Borus, head of the Kenya Medical Research Institute's (KEMRI) share reasons for retaining or destroying poliovirus infectious materials.
   05/12/2018
A review committee met in Nairobi to assess progress of the African region towards being certified polio-free
   03/12/2018
After an 18-month long intensive vaccination campaign in the face of a poliovirus outbreak in Syria, the outbreak has been successfully stopped.
   30/11/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for November 2018
   27/11/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for October 2018
   27/11/2018
In the Horn of Africa, health workers are using application-based technology to respond to poliovirus outbreaks with greater speed and accuracy.
   23/11/2018
Afghanistan aims to reach the most vulnerable in Southern and Eastern provinces.
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