Afghanistan polio snapshot – July 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for July 2019
- 2 cases of wild poliovirus were reported.
- 2.1 million individuals were vaccinated.
- Permanent Transit Teams (PTTs) vaccinated 1 994 815 children, and cross-border teams vaccinated 147 622 children against polio.
The frontline worker who lost her feet in a train accident, but never the resolve to eradicate polio from Pakistan
To help end all polio transmission and meet the broader health needs of communities now, the GPEI works with a range of partners to integrate polio services with other health programs.
Using creative and locally acceptable social behaviour change outreach tactics to engage communities in building trust and reaching children with polio vaccination
Health leaders call for focused efforts in endemic and most consequential geographies
As the year draws to a close, efforts intensify against the virus in 2024
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