Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Afghanistan polio snapshot – September 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for September 2018
- 3 new wild poliovirus (WPV1) cases were reported in September 2018.
- In the September Sub-National Immunization Days, 5.6 million children under the age of five were targeted.
- 484 permanent transit points (PTPs) were operational across Afghanistan during September 2018.
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21 March 2023
On Tuesday 28 February 2023, ministers and high-level delegates from across the Eastern Mediterranean Region participated in the seventh meeting of the Regional Subcommittee for Polio Eradication and Outbreaks.
At the workshops, women health workers were the chief guests while everyone else had one job: to listen.
Seventh meeting of the Regional Subcommittee for Polio Eradication and Outbreaks - 28 February 2023
There’s commitment at every level to eradicate polio.
At WHO Executive Board, experts discuss concrete ways to tackle last remaining polio strong-holds