Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio update – May 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for May 2018
- There was one new case of wild poliovirus (WPV1).
- 24 million children were vaccinated against poliovirus by a team of more than 161 000 dedicated frontline workers.
- Teams at transit points and borders successfully vaccinated 1.4 million children.
Newly-appointed Pakistan leaders committed to delivering polio-free country
Says commitment to polio eradication remains commendable, interruption of wild poliovirus is possible in six months with support from communities, government, administrative and security leadership
60-year-old Raquelina Mazuze is proud of her contribution to the fight against polio as a social mobilizer in her native Mozambique.
Global leaders commit to ending polio once and for all
21 May 2023
From Polio to Progress