Outbreak countries, Outbreak response, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns
Syrian Arab Republic
Stopping polio in Syria
In July and August, health workers and volunteers vaccinated hundreds of thousands of children in targeted campaigns in Syria to protect them from an outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus
More information on the Syria outbreak
This snapshot shows all polio events and outbreaks that occurred/were ongoing in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) in 2022
This is the target year for interrupting all remaining poliovirus transmission globally, both in the remaining endemic countries and in outbreak settings.
Qatar, supported by WHO, ramps up surveillance for polio during the FIFA World Cup 2022
As 2022 draws to a close, independent technical bodies from key epi-centres dive deep on what it will take to achieve success in 2023
Together, we can end polio!
Tuesday 11 October 2022