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.
Newly-appointed Pakistan leaders committed to delivering polio-free country
Says commitment to polio eradication remains commendable, interruption of wild poliovirus is possible in six months with support from communities, government, administrative and security leadership
Global leaders commit to ending polio once and for all
21 May 2023
From Polio to Progress
G7 Heads of State and Health Ministers call for global support to achieving lasting polio-free world by 2026, ahead of WHA
Leaders commend polio value for broader public health emergencies and call for strengthened support to achieve polio-free world