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.
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
Global leaders commit to ending polio once and for all
21 May 2023
From Polio to Progress
G7 Heads of State and Health Ministers call for global support to achieving lasting polio-free world by 2026, ahead of WHA
Leaders commend polio value for broader public health emergencies and call for strengthened support to achieve polio-free world