Traditional leaders are taking action to get more children vaccinated and to rid northern Nigeria of polio, once-and-for-all.
In a remote corner of northern Nigeria, 95% of children are being reached with the polio vaccine.
Polio eradication efforts closer than ever to likely triumph – making it more important than ever to finish the job, says Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director General.
The growing role of environmental surveillance in the drive to eradicate polio
Countries have destroyed or plan to securely retain poliovirus type 2
116 million children to be immunized from coast to coast across the continent, as regional emergency outbreak response intensifies
Polio immunization activities are empowering over 200 000 disadvantaged women in Nigeria.
Meet the Afghan women helping to bring the world closer to eradication
GPEI is seeking research proposals to accelerate polio eradication
Afghanistan steps up surveillance to accelerate polio eradication
Researchers have taken one step closer to poliovirus-free vaccine production
A €70 million EU grant will support polio eradication and efforts and health systems strengthening in Nigeria
New funding will contribute to emergency efforts in Nigeria and Lake Chad Region to prevent further spread of polio and stop the outbreak for good
Bill and Melinda Gates have released their Annual Letter, highlighting how close polio eradication is to achieving its goal.
Afghanistan’s determined effort to end polio