Pakistan Polio Update – September 2017

Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for September 2017

The Pakistan polio snapshot gives a monthly update on key information and activities of the polio eradication initiative in Pakistan.

September updates include:

  • No new cases of polio reported since the August update – the total for 2017 is five
  • The first country-wide immunization campaign of the current low season for poliovirus transmission took place – 38 million children under 5 years were vaccinated.
  • According to independent post-campaign monitoring, the September National Immunization Days has been one of the best campaigns this year.
  • The September campaign set the foundation for eradicating the virus from the last remaining areas of Pakistan.

Related News

   14/09/2021
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for August 2021
   25/08/2021
Afghanistan’s Polio Eradication Initiative continues operations amidst ongoing instability in the country
   19/08/2021
19 August 2021
   17/08/2021
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for July 2021
   04/08/2021
As of 4 August 2021