Countdown begins in Angola
A special bulletin from the World Health Organization office in Angola on polio eradication activities in a country where the virus has re-established transmission.
The Independent Monitoring Board in its July report raised concerns about the quality of polio vaccination campaigns in Angola, particularly in the Luanda area. This new bulletin provides reports from the field on the most recent activity.
From 8-10 July, 2.1 million children under age five were vaccinated against polio in four high risk provinces, namely Cunene, Luanda, Kuando-Kubango and Uíge. It wasn’t just another Sub-national Immunization Day but a decisive step to stop wild polio virus transmission in Angola.
Rigorous independent review to assess status to meeting end-2023 critical goals
An interview with co-leads of GPEI’s nOPV Working Group on nOPV2 field use to date
21 March 2023
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16 March 2023
Rotary International President, Jennifer Jones, is on a brief tour of London. Speaking at the House of Commons she said that Rotary had to deliver on its promise to the children of the world that it would help to eradicate polio.
On Tuesday 28 February 2023, ministers and high-level delegates from across the Eastern Mediterranean Region participated in the seventh meeting of the Regional Subcommittee for Polio Eradication and Outbreaks.