Endemic countries, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Pakistan polio update – November 2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for November 2018
- There were no wild poliovirus cases reported.
- 1.6 million children were vaccinated in October 2018 at 390 Permanent Transit Points (PTPs).
- 21.9 million children were vaccinated in 94 districts of the country during November SNID campaign from 12-15 November.
US$4.8 billion budget needed to implement new Strategy and eradicate the infectious disease Germany announces it will co-host polio pledging moment in 2022
With wild polio at lowest levels in history, SAGE also turns focus on post-eradication
1 March 2022
Statements by Regional Director EMRO and United Nations in the country
Members issue two statements on Yemen and Afghanistan calling for uninterrupted access for vaccinations to all children
“I hope one day I can tell my son the story of how polio was eradicated and how no child will ever be paralyzed by this virus again.”