In Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, dedicated environmental surveillance teams search for the poliovirus in the city’s drains.
The innovations making a difference to outbreak response.
Protecting refugees, returnees and other travelers from the poliovirus is a full-time job along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.
In Pakistan and across the world, the poliovirus surveillance system and laboratory network are critical to eradication efforts.
Volunteer community health workers responding to the outbreak of cholera are one of the most powerful means to help curb the spread of disease.
In July and August, health workers and volunteers vaccinated hundreds of thousands of children in targeted campaigns in Syria to protect them from an outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus
Through this series of photos, see the different puzzle pieces that need to be put into place to secure a polio-free Africa, once and for all.
Exploring the ‘plus’ in PolioPlus.
Meet a religious leader helping to end polio in Pakistan.