Pakistan polio snapshot – April 2019

Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for April 2019

In April

  • 60 environmental detection sites active in April 2019 – largest environmental footprint in the world.
  • 1.8 million children were vaccinated in April 2019 at 421 Permanent Transit Points (PTPs) set up across the country.
  • 37.6 million children were vaccinated with oral polio vaccine during April National Immunization Days campaign (NID).

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