News Stories

   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.
   16/10/2018
Over 31 million children will be vaccinated against measles in Pakistan in a countrywide immunization campaign supported by the polio programme’s greatest asset: its people.