Endemic countries, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – May 2021
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for May 2021
- No new Wild Poliovirus (WPV1)cases and 5 new cVDPV2 cases were confirmed.
- 712,739 children were vaccinated against polio
This snapshot shows all polio events and outbreaks that occurred/were ongoing in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) in 2022
When a mother brought her young son to a clinic in Paghman, a town not far from the Afghan capital Kabul, Spogmai, a nurse on duty at the time, paid special attention.
Recommendations from the international review of Afghanistan’s poliovirus surveillance system are yielding important results for the country’s eradication programme.
Qatar, supported by WHO, ramps up surveillance for polio during the FIFA World Cup 2022
As 2022 draws to a close, independent technical bodies from key epi-centres dive deep on what it will take to achieve success in 2023
ISLAMABAD, DEC 2, 2022