Afghanistan Polio Snapshot – August 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for August 2019
- 3 cases of wild poliovirus were reported.
- 5.1 million children were vaccinated.
- Permanent Transit Teams (PTTs) vaccinated 1 579 581 children, and cross-border teams vaccinated 160 046 children against polio.
Global leaders commit to ending polio once and for all
21 May 2023
From Polio to Progress
G7 Heads of State and Health Ministers call for global support to achieving lasting polio-free world by 2026, ahead of WHA
Leaders commend polio value for broader public health emergencies and call for strengthened support to achieve polio-free world
Last year, the Polio Oversight Board visited Pakistan twice, acknowledging the unprecedented support and commitment by all stakeholders to ending polio in the country.
From the field: polio vaccination campaign in Pakistan