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   27/10/2021
While tremendous progress has been made in the fight against polio, wild poliovirus remains endemic to two countries and the threat of cVDPV outbreaks continues to loom.
   27/08/2021
Three polio survivors from Mozambique, Congo and Ethiopia share their experiences of living with the effects of disease, and their hope for a polio-free world.
   27/08/2021
Learn how the type 2 novel oral polio vaccine (nOPV2) is being rolled out across Africa to help more sustainably address outbreaks of a non-wild form of polio, cVDPV2, and protect children across the continent.
   27/08/2021
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.
   29/10/2020
We talk to Dr Wadood about the impact of COVID-19 on the global polio eradication effort, and how the polio infrastructure is supporting COVID response. 
   09/03/2020
Dr. Hamid Jafari, Director of Polio Eradication for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region, speaks to us about the actions the programme is taking to turn the tide against the poliovirus in Afghanistan and elsewhere in the region.
   22/01/2020
Exploring the ‘plus’ in PolioPlus.
   09/01/2020
Ensuring nomadic children receive their polio vaccines is a formidable task.
   18/12/2019
Ten years, ten heroes of polio eradication. We revisit the stories of incredible people all over the world dedicated to ending polio.
   12/09/2019
In Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, dedicated environmental surveillance teams search for the poliovirus in the city’s drains.
   29/07/2019
Yared G. Yehualashet, Programme Manager for Polio Eradication at WHO Nigeria, speaks to us about the on-ground realities of the polio programme in Nigeria: partners, innovations, challenges, potential wild poliovirus certification on the horizon and more.
   03/07/2019
In Niger, a critical mass of religious leaders is helping to turn the tide against vaccine refusals. Support from traditional and religious leaders is bringing an attitudinal shift, building community acceptance and increased vaccination coverage.
   03/07/2019
To reach every last child, health workers sometimes travel on motorcycles and walk for hours to deliver the all-important life-saving vaccines. On the frontlines of the polio programme, health workers protect millions of children.
   11/06/2019
Polioviruses will be kept after eradication in a limited number of laboratories and vaccine manufacturing facilities worldwide. Containment of these viruses will be critical to maintaining a polio-free world.
   06/06/2019
Ticky Esoh Ebongue, Business Analysist for Polio Eradication at WHO in Geneva, speaks to us about the importance of transparent and accountable financial management, which helps both donors and countries in their strategic planning.
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