Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – October 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for October 2018
- 4 new cases of wild poliovirus were reported in October 2018.
- 26 385 children under the age of five were targeted during the October recovery campaign.
- 377 Permanent Transit Teams (PTTs) were operational across Afghanistan in October 2018.
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
Last year, the Polio Oversight Board visited Pakistan twice, acknowledging the unprecedented support and commitment by all stakeholders to ending polio in the country.
From the field: polio vaccination campaign in Pakistan