Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio snapshot – May 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for May 2019
- 9 new cases of wild poliovirus cases were reported in May 2019.
- 1.07 million children were vaccinated during the May Case Response Campaigns.
- 1.4 million children were vaccinated at 408 Permanent Transit Points.
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.”