Bringing an end to polio: A new strategy for the last mile

While tremendous progress has been made in the fight against polio, wild poliovirus remains endemic to two countries and the threat of cVDPV outbreaks continues to loom.

Watch this animation to learn how the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) intends to reinvigorate polio prevention and outbreak response with the bold new GPEI Strategy for 2022-2026.


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