Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio update – March 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for March 2018
The Pakistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Pakistan.
- One new case of wild poliovirus (WPV1) was detected.
- 4 million children were vaccinated against poliovirus by a team of almost 260 000 dedicated frontline workers.
- Teams at transit points and borders successfully vaccinated 1.6 million children.
WHO Executive Board urges intensified efforts to give world one less infectious disease to worry about and work towards sustainability of gains in polio-free countries.
Soni Farhan’s work to eradicate polio has been as healing for her as it has been for the children she’s determined to help.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for December 2021
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for November 2021
2021 may go down in history as the turning point in the global effort to eradicate polio.
High level commitment to ending polio in Pakistan by regional UN leadership