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Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs sends message for International Women’s Day
José Manuel Albares, a Gender Champion for Polio Eradication pays tribute to women in polio eradication
On International Women’s Day, Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation and Gender Champion for Polio Eradication, José Manuel Albares pays tribute to all the women in polio eradication across the world and reminds us that women are still underrepresented in senior leadership and decision making roles in global health and that these gaps in leadership are driven by stereotypes, discrimination and power imbalances that we are all responsible to tackle.
Last year, the Polio Oversight Board visited Pakistan twice, acknowledging the unprecedented support and commitment by all stakeholders to ending polio in the country.
Rigorous independent review to assess status to meeting end-2023 critical goals
In the polio eradication programme, women are forces to be reckoned with. They play important and integral roles at all levels of the programme. We got the perspectives of four women from WHO EMRO who tap into digital innovations to shape decision-making
At the workshops, women health workers were the chief guests while everyone else had one job: to listen.
Dr Hamid Jafari, Director of Polio for the WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region, reflects on his time eradicating polio in India and what lessons we can take from this to address the final challenges for achieving eradication in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Qatar, supported by WHO, ramps up surveillance for polio during the FIFA World Cup 2022