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
Global leaders commit to ending polio once and for all
Northern Nigeria is one of the consequential geographies that now hold the key to a polio-free world.
From the field: polio vaccination campaign in Pakistan
Pakistan’s polio program has launched a novel initiative to reach children of nomadic families with polio and essential vaccines so that they are no longer left behind.
On Tuesday 28 February 2023, ministers and high-level delegates from across the Eastern Mediterranean Region participated in the seventh meeting of the Regional Subcommittee for Polio Eradication and Outbreaks.
Seventh meeting of the Regional Subcommittee for Polio Eradication and Outbreaks - 28 February 2023