Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – February 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for February 2019
- 1 case of wild poliovirus was reported in February 2019.
- 5.8 million children under the age of five were targeted during the February Supplementary Immunization Activities (SNIDs).
- 546 Permanent Transit Teams (PTTs) were operational across Afghanistan in February 2019.
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