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.
G7 and Commonwealth Heads of Government call for strengthened support to global polio eradication effort
US$4.8 billion budget needed to implement new Strategy and eradicate the infectious disease Germany announces it will co-host polio pledging moment in 2022
With wild polio at lowest levels in history, SAGE also turns focus on post-eradication
Statements by Regional Director EMRO and United Nations in the country
Members issue two statements on Yemen and Afghanistan calling for uninterrupted access for vaccinations to all children
“I hope one day I can tell my son the story of how polio was eradicated and how no child will ever be paralyzed by this virus again.”