News Stories

   18/07/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for May 2018
   12/07/2018
Government launches emergency measures to prevent children from lifelong paralysis.
   10/07/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for May 2018
   29/06/2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canada’s continued support for polio eradication celebrated at the 2018 Rotary International Convention.
   29/06/2018
In the sahel surrounding Lake Chad, health workers provide vaccines to refugees and internally displaced people.
   27/06/2018
In hard-to-reach communities, a Canada-funded project is opening up access to health.
   26/06/2018
Dr Farzia Sadat was forced out of university for six years, but she persisted. Now she manages over a thousand people in the polio eradication initiative in Afghanistan.
   22/06/2018
Outbreak response to be launched to stop further spread of the virus
   21/06/2018
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea announced today an additional US$ 2 million to fund polio outbreak response and surveillance activities in the Horn of Africa.
   15/06/2018
Following unconfirmed reports on 8 June of suspected polio re-emergence in Venezuela, final laboratory testing has confirmed the cause of the paralysis is not wild poliovirus or vaccine-derived poliovirus.
   15/06/2018
“We reconfirm our resolve to work with partners to eradicate polio and effectively manage the post-polio transition.”
   14/06/2018
Flexible support to Nigeria also approved.
   13/06/2018
In response to media reports about a polio case in Venezuela which emerged last week, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) wishes to clarify that these reports cannot be confirmed at this time.
   31/05/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for April 2018
   30/05/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for April 2018
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