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   21/12/2015
The US Congress has approved a total of US$ 228 million for the 2016 federal budget to support global polio eradication efforts in continuation of the country’s longstanding leadership in the fight to end polio
   21/12/2015
The Health Minister recognised state governments, partners and frontline health workers in achieving this step towards securing a polio-free future for the children of India
   18/12/2015
With four months to go until the global switch from trivalent to bivalent oral polio vaccine, we are nearing an important milestone in the journey to a polio-free world
   16/12/2015
Progress in 2015 has laid the groundwork for a final push towards a polio-free world.
   10/12/2015
United Arab Emirates and Bill Gates Honor those Working to Stop Polio
   03/12/2015
Government officials from Ireland honoured
   30/11/2015
Leaders from Malta, Canada, Nigeria, Pakistan and UK, UN Secretary-General and Commonwealth Secretary-General Designate call for one last push to end deadly disease
   26/11/2015
Programme improvements and innovations in 2015 have brought us closer to ending polio in Pakistan – but the road ahead is rough.
   23/11/2015
Poliovirus Containment – A Key Objective for the Polio Endgame Strategy
   17/11/2015
Committed Afghanis are working to better reach children in the midst of a shifting security landscape.
   10/11/2015
Three years on since the last child was paralysed by wild poliovirus type 3, we look back on how we got here
   04/11/2015
On 1 November 2015, Rotary International raised US$300,000 for the global polio eradication effort, at a concert held at the world-famous KKL (Culture and Convention Center) in Lucerne, Switzerland. The event saw internationally-renowned conductor Giov...
   26/10/2015
Landmark decision paves way for worldwide trivalent to bivalent OPV switch
   24/10/2015
On 24 October, people around the world are voicing their gratitude for the incredible efforts of countless people to eradicate polio.
   23/10/2015
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative says thank you to the countless of people who have worked tirelessly to stop the polio outbreak in the Middle East.
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