Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan Polio Snapshot – September 2017
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for September 2017
The Afghanistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Afghanistan.
- No new cases wild of poliovirus were reported.
- Two new WPV1 positive environmental samples were reported in Kandahar province.
- National vaccination campaigns were carried out across all 34 provinces, aimed at reaching over 9.9 million children under 5 with oral polio vaccine OPV.
- Permanent transit teams successfully vaccinated 1,131,231 children against polio, and cross-border teams vaccinated 101,784 children.
21 November 2023
First visit by the POB and representatives from all GPEI partners to Pakistan in 2023.
Making the arduous journeys that underpin Yemen’s effort to end its poliovirus outbreak
Engaging digital communities to build trust in vaccines and eradicate polio
In Eastern Afghanistan, communities engage in polio eradication efforts, but desperately need clean water and sanitation
25 October 2023
24 October 2023