News Stories

   30/06/2016
The Expert Review Committee in Nigeria has emphasised that this is no time for complacency, with much still needed to keep the country polio-free.
   30/06/2016
Michel Zaffran, Director of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, talks to Rotary International about why it is important to trace every last virus in order to eradicate polio for good.
   16/06/2016
The knowledge, skills and infrastructure built to end polio are helping to make dramatic progress on improving children’s health more broadly.
   10/06/2016
In April 2016, countries around the world came together to withdraw the type two component of the oral polio vaccine and bring the world closer towards eradicating polio once and for all
   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...
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