COVID-19, Outbreak countries, Outbreak response, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Somalia conducts successful first immunization campaign amid COVID-19
Somalia’s outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 3 (cVDPV3) has been successfully stopped, with no international spread
On Tuesday 16 March, the effort to eradicate polio got a major push from a new backer: the just-inaugurated Regional Subcommittee on Polio Eradication and Outbreaks.
Hira’s story epitomizes the heroic contribution of women polio workers in Afghanistan who continue building trust in vaccines among parents and caregivers in the quest to immunize every last child and end polio.
In a special interview, PolioNews (PN) talks to Holger Knaack (HK), President of Rotary International.
Dr. Folake Olayinka speaks about overcoming gender-related barriers to immunization.
Report outlines the vital role that the polio eradication network plays in global health security and argues that this infrastructure must be sustained.