Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan Polio Snapshot – January 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for January 2019
- 1 case of wild poliovirus was reported in January 2019.
- 5.6 million children under the age of five were targeted during the January Supplementary Immunization Activities (SNIDs).
- 524 Permanent Transit Teams (PTTs) were operational across Afghanistan in January 2019.
Newly-appointed Pakistan leaders committed to delivering polio-free country
Says commitment to polio eradication remains commendable, interruption of wild poliovirus is possible in six months with support from communities, government, administrative and security leadership
60-year-old Raquelina Mazuze is proud of her contribution to the fight against polio as a social mobilizer in her native Mozambique.
Global leaders commit to ending polio once and for all
21 May 2023
From Polio to Progress