Certification, Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Surveillance, Vaccines
Coffee with Polio Experts: Professor Rose Leke, Chair of African RCC
Towards a polio-free Africa: A chat with Professor Rose Leke, Chair of the African Regional Certification Commission.
We talk to Professor Rose Leke, Chair of the African Regional Certification Commission, to get her views on progress on the continent, and prospects for certifying the region polio-free in 2019.
Pakistan is one of just two countries where the polio virus remains endemic. Challenges remain in identifying and vaccinating all children, but data management software is providing a way forward.
Dr Abdinoor Mohamed, an epidemiologist tells us about his team's travel to Afghanistan to review the country’s polio surveillance system, visiting 67 districts in 25 of the country’s 34 provinces.
A story of determination, friendship and support
One year on from Afghanistan’s transition of power in August 2021, WHO’s polio eradication programme has made critical gains – but the job is far from finished
29 July 2022
Parameters for global eradication revisited