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Pakistan Polio Update – July 2017
Snapshot of polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for July 2017
The Pakistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Pakistan.
July updates include:
- No new cases of polio reported – the total for 2017 remains 3
- The Federally Administered Tribal Areas marked one year without reporting a case – down from a high of 179 cases in 2014
- Small-scale vaccination campaigns were carried out in July in the core polio reservoirs and other high risk areas, aiming to reach 10.1 million children
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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