Democratic Republic of the Congo
Fighting resurgent polio in the Congo
February 2011: In late 2010, a deadly polio outbreak struck the Republic of the Congo. It is the deadliest reminder in recent memory that unless eradicated, polio will spread internationally, with tragic human consequences. Mass immunizations are taking place to stop the outbreak.
Country experiences show that success on polio transition is context specific.
Global leaders commit to ending polio once and for all
21 May 2023
From Polio to Progress
G7 Heads of State and Health Ministers call for global support to achieving lasting polio-free world by 2026, ahead of WHA
Leaders commend polio value for broader public health emergencies and call for strengthened support to achieve polio-free world
After years of engagement with local communities to battle outbreaks and provide essential services, female frontline workers in Pakistan are now being offered a seat at the policymaking table.