Video: Polio in Afghanistan
Polio is a crippling disease still endemic in Afghanistan. However, the country is closer than ever to stopping transmission.
See how the World Health Organization is working with the Government of Afghanistan, local communities and partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, to once and for all rid the country of polio.
Newly-appointed Pakistan leaders committed to delivering polio-free country
Says commitment to polio eradication remains commendable, interruption of wild poliovirus is possible in six months with support from communities, government, administrative and security leadership
Global leaders commit to ending polio once and for all
21 May 2023
From Polio to Progress
G7 Heads of State and Health Ministers call for global support to achieving lasting polio-free world by 2026, ahead of WHA
Leaders commend polio value for broader public health emergencies and call for strengthened support to achieve polio-free world