News Stories

   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.
   19/11/2018
What did we learn?
   05/11/2018
Papua New Guinea’s first polio case in decades is a champion for eradication
   02/11/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for September 2018
   31/10/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for October 2018
   29/10/2018
Religious clerics promote routine immunization and other health services by delivering messages to husbands, fathers and sons at mosques.
   25/10/2018
New collection of 30+ multimedia stories from Afghanistan, Pakistan and India now available on GPEI website
   24/10/2018
Were you vaccinated? 24 October 2018 marks this year’s World Polio Day, a global day to raise awareness and resources in support of the polio eradication effort.  Rotarians and other partners are reaching out to leaders and communities, to engage them...
   23/10/2018
Polio frontline workers ensure that no child is left behind during door-to-door immunization campaigns.