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.


Related News

   24/01/2022
The support polio teams provide to deliver COVID-19 vaccines underlines the vital role they can play for health priorities beyond polio.
   18/01/2022
Soni Farhan’s work to eradicate polio has been as healing for her as it has been for the children she’s determined to help.
   20/12/2021
2021 may go down in history as the turning point in the global effort to eradicate polio.
   16/12/2021
High level commitment to ending polio in Pakistan by regional UN leadership
   25/10/2021
The last detected case of polio in the Region of the Americas was in 1991. This year we celebrate 30 years without the disease! But what does 30 years without polio really mean?
   19/10/2021
For a few incredible eradicators, a life’s purpose doesn’t stop at retirement