Gender, Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV), Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV), Research
Coffee with Polio Experts: Carolyn Sein, WHO
Carolyn Sein, Technical Officer for the GPEI programme, talks to us about circulating vaccine-derived polioviruses, and the important differences between oral polio vaccine, and inactivated polio vaccine.
GPEI joins the 5-year action journey to achieve irreversible progress towards gender equality
Learn how the type 2 novel oral polio vaccine (nOPV2) is being rolled out across Africa to help more sustainably address outbreaks of a non-wild form of polio, cVDPV2, and protect children across the continent.
Pakistan is one of two countries where wild poliovirus remains endemic making it essential that the entire country supports the successful implementation of every polio campaign. Women play a critical role, often working at polio’s frontline.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for April 2021
In the middle of a devastating pandemic with no end in sight, a glimmer of hope came in August 2020, on the day the African Region was officially declared free of wild poliovirus.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for March 2021