The Emergency Committee of the International Health Regulations removes Lao PDR from list of infected countries
With eradication closer than ever, delegates to the World Health Assembly discussed how to finish the job and address the challenges of the post-polio world.
The World Health Assembly has elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new Director-General of the World Health Organization
Polio staff in Nigeria have contributed emergency response expertise in Sokoto State
Health Ministers of the Group of Twenty have emphasized the importance of polio eradication and transition planning efforts at their inaugural meeting in Berlin, Germany
A Major Global Polio Event to be Held at the Rotary Convention
Pakistan’s polio surveillance network provides a silent force behind eradication efforts
Parents, community leaders and students are hunting down the poliovirus in inaccessible areas in Somalia
It takes a village to raise a child - and to protect them from polio.
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