Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio snapshot – April 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for April 2019
- 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).
US$4.8 billion budget needed to implement new Strategy and eradicate the infectious disease Germany announces it will co-host polio pledging moment in 2022
With wild polio at lowest levels in history, SAGE also turns focus on post-eradication
1 March 2022
Statements by Regional Director EMRO and United Nations in the country
Members issue two statements on Yemen and Afghanistan calling for uninterrupted access for vaccinations to all children
“I hope one day I can tell my son the story of how polio was eradicated and how no child will ever be paralyzed by this virus again.”