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.
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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