Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio snapshot – December 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for December 2019
- 40 million children were vaccinated during the December NID Campaigns.
- 1.8 million children were vaccinated at 372 Permanent Transit Points.
Pakistan is one of just two countries where the polio virus remains endemic. Challenges remain in identifying and vaccinating all children, but data management software is providing a way forward.
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