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.
Dr. Folake Olayinka speaks about overcoming gender-related barriers to immunization.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for November 2020
Even in face of global COVID-19 pandemic, governments and partners start the battle afresh, determined to finish polio once and for all
Health workers take COVID-19 precautions to deliver polio drops
In a special one-off interview, PolioNews (PN) talks to both Aidan O’Leary (A-O’L) and Michel Zaffran (MZ) about the future of polio eradication.
Vaccinators tackle winter conditions and challenging contexts during Afghanistan’s last polio campaign of the year.