Coffee with Polio Experts – Dr. Hamid Jafari, WHO
Dr. Hamid Jafari, Director of Polio Eradication for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region, speaks to us about the actions the programme is taking to turn the tide against the poliovirus in Afghanistan and elsewhere in the region.
Support critical ahead of launch of new strategic plan
Renewed donor support critical to ending polio after recent rise in cases and COVID-19 setbacks
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.