Exploring the ‘plus’ in PolioPlus.
Ensuring nomadic children receive their polio vaccines is a formidable task.
Ten years, ten heroes of polio eradication. We revisit the stories of incredible people all over the world dedicated to ending polio.
In Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, dedicated environmental surveillance teams search for the poliovirus in the city’s drains.
Meet a religious leader helping to end polio in Pakistan.
In a complex environment, partners of the polio programme are working to vaccinate every child.
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 Iraq, polio vaccinators work to protect conflict-affected children.
In Pakistan and across the world, the poliovirus surveillance system and laboratory network are critical to eradication efforts.
What does it take to vaccinate every child in Afghanistan?
In at-risk areas of Chad, large-scale polio campaigns are increasing the immunity of every child.
Women are critical in the drive to eradicate polio in Afghanistan. In one of the final strongholds of the polio virus, vaccination coverage is improving as female vaccinators have more access to children.
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