News Stories

   01/06/2016
The leaders of the Group of Seven have reaffirmed their commitment to ending polio once and for all during the Ise-Shima Summit presided by the Government of Japan on 26-27 May 2016
   01/06/2016
Polio Eradication Champion Award given to U.S. advocates for eradication efforts
   30/05/2016
During the 69th World Health Assembly in Geneva global leaders have reaffirmed commitment to ending polio once and for all.
   19/05/2016
Canada announces funding for polio eradication in Nigeria at the Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen.
   12/05/2016
The polio outbreak in Ukraine has been declared interrupted, but significant gaps in surveillance and immunization still need to be addressed.
   12/05/2016
A video from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation highlights the essential role data and information play in finding and preventing the poliovirus.
   09/05/2016
2 Swiss francs contributed by every inhabitant!
   28/04/2016
This World Immunization Week, the global goal of polio eradication is closer than ever, although more needs to be done to deliver a world free from the disease
   22/04/2016
Watch the countdown as 155 countries and territories stop using the trivalent oral polio vaccine in a globally synchronised switch to the bivalent vaccine
   21/04/2016
Despite the end of the outbreak in the Middle East, a photo series shows how countries like Jordan are keeping up the fight against polio
   21/04/2016
Despite the end of the outbreak in the Middle East, a photo series shows how countries like Jordan are keeping up the fight against polio  © WHO/J.Swan While polio continues to circulate anywhere in the world, children everywhere remain a...
   14/04/2016
155 countries around the world switching from trivalent OPV to bivalent OPV
   12/04/2016
Partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative are taking important steps to mitigate the small risks associated with the switch
   08/04/2016
The switch will see the replacement of the trivalent oral poliovirus vaccine (tOPV) with bivalent oral poliovirus vaccine (bOPV).
   22/03/2016
An innovative new product may help the polio program to spare doses of IPV.
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