News Stories

   07/11/2017
High level support from Ministers of Health is critical to ensure polio eradication success.
   06/11/2017
Abdullah Khalid is one of the hardworking vaccinators making sure that even children on the move are protected against polio.
   03/11/2017
Michel Zaffran, Director of Polio Eradication at the World Health Organization, spoke to Gavi about the difficulties in vaccinating every child and what the success of the polio eradication programme means for our work to tackle other diseases.
   30/10/2017
Polio eradicators in cities worldwide are overcoming unique challenges to stop the virus and reach every child with vaccines.
   27/10/2017
A youth circus group is encouraging vaccination and providing education in an innovative and engaging way
   27/10/2017
Harvard University hosts an online forum to examine how social data is helping the polio programme reach the last child.
   24/10/2017
Rotary and the Gates Foundation host fifth annual World Polio Day to highlight progress in the fight to eradicate the disease
   24/10/2017
This World Polio Day provides an opportunity to reflect on a year of progress towards a polio-free world.
   20/10/2017
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for September 2017
   11/10/2017
National authorities for containment encouraged to initiate first steps in containment certification process
   11/10/2017
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for September 2017
   10/10/2017
Afghanistan is closer than ever to eradicating polio. Through this photo essay, discover 10 innovative approaches that are bringing Afghanistan closer to ending polio, for good.
   10/10/2017
The Pakistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Pakistan. August updates include: Two new cases of polio reported – the total for 2017 is now five At a meeting of the Na...
   28/09/2017
In polio-endemic countries, frontline workers are utilizing every opportunity to ensure no child is left behind
   25/09/2017
With the global polio case count at the lowest in history, there has never been a better time to invest in surveillance for poliovirus.