Social mobilization, Surveillance, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – February 2020
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for February 2020
- 2 cases of wild poliovirus were reported
- 6.7 million children were vaccinated.
- Permanent transit teams vaccinated 1,800,000 children and cross-border teams vaccinated 124, 309 children
Latest recommendations from independent global certification body
Recommendations from the international review of Afghanistan’s poliovirus surveillance system are yielding important results for the country’s eradication programme.
Qatar, supported by WHO, ramps up surveillance for polio during the FIFA World Cup 2022
Dr Abdinoor Mohamed, an epidemiologist tells us about his team's travel to Afghanistan to review the country’s polio surveillance system, visiting 67 districts in 25 of the country’s 34 provinces.
29 July 2022
1 March 2022