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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The frontline worker who lost her feet in a train accident, but never the resolve to eradicate polio from Pakistan
To help end all polio transmission and meet the broader health needs of communities now, the GPEI works with a range of partners to integrate polio services with other health programs.
Using creative and locally acceptable social behaviour change outreach tactics to engage communities in building trust and reaching children with polio vaccination
Health leaders call for focused efforts in endemic and most consequential geographies
As the year draws to a close, efforts intensify against the virus in 2024
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