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.
As of 4 May 2021
Polio survivor Mujahid Miran recalls the challenges of growing up with disabilities, and how his own experiences led to his commitment to creating awareness on the virus
On Tuesday 16 March, the effort to eradicate polio got a major push from a new backer: the just-inaugurated Regional Subcommittee on Polio Eradication and Outbreaks.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for January 2021
By asking polio eradicators to “put on their gender glasses”, Heather Monnet is a driving force behind the GPEI gender strategy.
Dr. Folake Olayinka speaks about overcoming gender-related barriers to immunization.