Certification, Containment, Vaccines
Coffee with Polio Experts: Professor David Salisbury
Professor David Salisbury, chair of the Global Commission for the Certification of the Eradication of Poliomyelitis, talks us through the process of certifying the world as polio-free, and the importance of containing the virus after eradication.
Parameters for global eradication revisited
New guidance anticipated to quicken progress in achieving necessary safeguards
With wild polio at lowest levels in history, SAGE also turns focus on post-eradication
High-level summit held to take urgent action to end polio in country
From a remote village in Malawi called Chinthenche to Zambia, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and finally the WHO Regional Office for Africa.
The last detected case of polio in the Region of the Americas was in 1991. This year we celebrate 30 years without the disease! But what does 30 years without polio really mean?