Broader benefits of the polio programme, Certification, Eradication
WHO AFRO Wild Polio Free Anniversary: Leaders Urge Continued Commitment
Despite success against wild polio in the African region, outbreaks of the non-wild form of polio, cVDPV2, continue. With continued country commitment to eradication, a future where no child in Africa is paralysed by the virus is possible.
To help end all polio transmission and meet the broader health needs of communities now, the GPEI works with a range of partners to integrate polio services with other health programs.
Using creative and locally acceptable social behaviour change outreach tactics to engage communities in building trust and reaching children with polio vaccination
Philanthropy’s once-in-a-generation opportunity
Health leaders call for focused efforts in endemic and most consequential geographies
WHO grants prequalification to innovative polio vaccine, nOPV2, as nearly 1 billion doses are administered
As the year draws to a close, efforts intensify against the virus in 2024