Endemic countries, Polio Endgame Strategy
Afghanistan polio snapshot – November 2020
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for November 2020
- 3 cases of Wild Polio Virus (WPV1) were confirmed
- 54 cross-border teams and 288 permanent transit teams (PTTs) were operational across Afghanistan in November 2020.
These teams vaccinated 79,489 and 538,674 children, respectively.
Group issues recommendations to tackle both WPV1 outbreak in south-east Africa and variants across sub-Saharan Africa
US$4.8 billion budget needed to implement new Strategy and eradicate the infectious disease Germany announces it will co-host polio pledging moment in 2022
With wild polio at lowest levels in history, SAGE also turns focus on post-eradication
José Manuel Albares, a Gender Champion for Polio Eradication pays tribute to women in polio eradication
Statements by Regional Director EMRO and United Nations in the country
Members issue two statements on Yemen and Afghanistan calling for uninterrupted access for vaccinations to all children