Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – March 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for March 2018
- Four cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) were reported, two cases from Ghaziabad district of Kunar province, and one case each from Shahwalikot and Khakrez districts in Kandahar province.
- 4 million children under five years of age were targeted during national immunization days in 358 districts of 31 provinces.
- Permanent transit teams successfully vaccinated 1 158 083 children against polio, whilst cross-border teams vaccinated 73 869 children.
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Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for December 2021
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for November 2021
2021 may go down in history as the turning point in the global effort to eradicate polio.
High level commitment to ending polio in Pakistan by regional UN leadership
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for October 2021
Polio returned to Tajikistan last year when a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) outbreak was declared in the province of Khatlon