Hard-to-reach areas and long commutes? Challenge accepted
To reach every last child, health workers sometimes travel on motorcycles and walk for hours to deliver the all-important life-saving vaccines. On the frontlines of the polio programme, health workers protect millions of children.
The Principality of Monaco has long been a dedicated supporter of the effort to eradicate polio, and is the highest per capita contributor to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative.
Hira’s story epitomizes the heroic contribution of women polio workers in Afghanistan who continue building trust in vaccines among parents and caregivers in the quest to immunize every last child and end polio.
Spanish Foreign Minister reflects on the role of women in polio eradication after her visit to Chad
By asking polio eradicators to “put on their gender glasses”, Heather Monnet is a driving force behind the GPEI gender strategy.
As we approach International Women’s Day, GPEI honours two women without whom we would not be where we are
Dr. Folake Olayinka speaks about overcoming gender-related barriers to immunization.