Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio update – January 2019
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for January 2019
- 4 new cases of wild poliovirus cases were reported in January 2019.
- 1.5 million children were vaccinated in January 2019 at 353 Permanent Transit Points (PTPs) set up across the country.
- 39.4 million children were vaccinated during January National Immunization Campaign (NIDs).
The frontline worker who lost her feet in a train accident, but never the resolve to eradicate polio from Pakistan
To help end all polio transmission and meet the broader health needs of communities now, the GPEI works with a range of partners to integrate polio services with other health programs.
Using creative and locally acceptable social behaviour change outreach tactics to engage communities in building trust and reaching children with polio vaccination
Health leaders call for focused efforts in endemic and most consequential geographies
As the year draws to a close, efforts intensify against the virus in 2024
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