At-risk countries, Social mobilization, Surveillance, Vaccination campaigns
Lake Chad Region
1 camp down, 3450 to go: Reaching nomadic settlements in the Lake Chad Basin
20 November 2023
Making the arduous journeys that underpin Yemen’s effort to end its poliovirus outbreak
22 September 2023
At the earliest signs of the ongoing conflict in Sudan, in the middle of April, WHO’s country team sprang into action. After all, conflict and infectious diseases are known to be comrades.
The ‘father’ of polio laboratories in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Twenty years ago, Thongbotho Mphoyakgosi, wanted to be a social worker. “But fate had me here,” she laughs, as she gestures to her surroundings at the National Health Laboratory, in Botswana’s capital city, Gaborone.