Endemic countries, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan Polio Snapshot – July 2017
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for July 2017
The Afghanistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Afghanistan.
July updates include:
- One new case of wild poliovirus was reported, bringing the total number of cases to 5 in 2017
- Vaccination campaigns were carried out across 28 provinces, aimed at reaching 6.5 million children under 5 with oral polio vaccine OPV
- Smaller campaigns aimed to reach 104,000 children with IPV & OPV in Kabul City and Khak-e-Safed district of Farah province, and 43,000 children with OPV in Paktika province
21 November 2023
First visit by the POB and representatives from all GPEI partners to Pakistan in 2023.
Making the arduous journeys that underpin Yemen’s effort to end its poliovirus outbreak
Engaging digital communities to build trust in vaccines and eradicate polio
In Eastern Afghanistan, communities engage in polio eradication efforts, but desperately need clean water and sanitation
25 October 2023
24 October 2023