At-risk countries, Expanded Programme on Immunization - EPI, Outbreak countries, Routine immunization, Surveillance
Coffee with Polio Experts: Mohammed Mohammedi, WHO
Mohammed Mohammedi, country support officer for the Eastern Mediterranean region, speaks to us about the main challenges facing countries and communities which are at risk of re-infection.
20 November 2023
Making the arduous journeys that underpin Yemen’s effort to end its poliovirus outbreak
22 September 2023
A success story for public health despite extreme challenges of war
Since the Republic of Congo first confirmed a case of cVDPV1 in March 2023 (the first such detection in more than two decades), the country has been pioneering the deployment of Geospatial Tracking Systems (GTS) to help curb further transmission.
At the earliest signs of the ongoing conflict in Sudan, in the middle of April, WHO’s country team sprang into action. After all, conflict and infectious diseases are known to be comrades.