Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio update – February 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for February 2018
The Pakistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Pakistan.
- No new cases of wild poliovirus (WPV1) were detected.
- 39 million children were vaccinated against poliovirus by a team of almost 260 000 dedicated frontline workers.
- Teams at transit points and borders successfully vaccinated 1.4 million children.
Somalia’s outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 3 (cVDPV3) has been successfully stopped, with no international spread
Polio survivor Mujahid Miran recalls the challenges of growing up with disabilities, and how his own experiences led to his commitment to creating awareness on the virus
On Tuesday 16 March, the effort to eradicate polio got a major push from a new backer: the just-inaugurated Regional Subcommittee on Polio Eradication and Outbreaks.
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Dr. Folake Olayinka speaks about overcoming gender-related barriers to immunization.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for November 2020