Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – February 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for February 2018
The Afghanistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Afghanistan.
- No new cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) were reported.
- 5.9 million children under five years of age were targeted during subnational immunization days across 22 provinces.
- Permanent transit teams successfully vaccinated 1 055 488 children against polio, whilst cross-border teams vaccinated 57 833 children.
For full update please click on pdf below.
21 March 2023
On Tuesday 28 February 2023, ministers and high-level delegates from across the Eastern Mediterranean Region participated in the seventh meeting of the Regional Subcommittee for Polio Eradication and Outbreaks.
At the workshops, women health workers were the chief guests while everyone else had one job: to listen.
Seventh meeting of the Regional Subcommittee for Polio Eradication and Outbreaks - 28 February 2023
There’s commitment at every level to eradicate polio.
At WHO Executive Board, experts discuss concrete ways to tackle last remaining polio strong-holds