UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks at Rotary International convention
Pakistan is one of just two countries where the polio virus remains endemic. Challenges remain in identifying and vaccinating all children, but data management software is providing a way forward.
For the last two decades, the prospect of sending 16 visiting polio experts out across the provinces of Afghanistan would have been impossible but from 6 to 19 June 2022, WHO Afghanistan’s polio eradication programme did just that. Their mission? To re...
In remembrance of HM Queen Elizabeth II, and in recognition of HM King Charles III’s support for polio eradication
19 September 2022
Dr Abdinoor Mohamed, an epidemiologist tells us about his team's travel to Afghanistan to review the country’s polio surveillance system, visiting 67 districts in 25 of the country’s 34 provinces.
A story of determination, friendship and support
One year on from Afghanistan’s transition of power in August 2021, WHO’s polio eradication programme has made critical gains – but the job is far from finished