At-risk countries, Broader benefits of the polio programme, Innovation, Outbreak countries, Outbreak response, Routine immunization
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Coffee with Polio Experts: Hans Everts, polio eradicator
Hans Everts, long time polio eradicator, shares personal stories from the frontline of outbreak response, and explains how the lessons learned during polio eradication will benefit health programmes in the future.
07 September 2021
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.
Despite success against wild polio in the African region, outbreaks of the non-wild form of polio, cVDPV2, continue. With continued country commitment to eradication, a future where no child in Africa is paralysed by the virus is possible.
Afghanistan’s Polio Eradication Initiative continues operations amidst ongoing instability in the country
Value of polio infrastructure in COVID-19 support continues to be highlighted
As of 4 May 2021