News Stories

   14/04/2021
Somalia’s outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 3 (cVDPV3) has been successfully stopped, with no international spread
   01/04/2021
Polio survivor Mujahid Miran recalls the challenges of growing up with disabilities, and how his own experiences led to his commitment to creating awareness on the virus
   23/03/2021
On Tuesday 16 March, the effort to eradicate polio got a major push from a new backer: the just-inaugurated Regional Subcommittee on Polio Eradication and Outbreaks.
   18/03/2021
Hira’s story epitomizes the heroic contribution of women polio workers in Afghanistan who continue building trust in vaccines among parents and caregivers in the quest to immunize every last child and end polio.
   16/03/2021
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for January 2021
   13/03/2021
To rapidly and sustainably stop outbreaks of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2), a modified vaccine, known as novel oral polio vaccine type 2 (nOPV2) is now being rolled out.
   07/03/2021
Spanish Foreign Minister reflects on the role of women in polio eradication after her visit to Chad
   05/03/2021
By asking polio eradicators to “put on their gender glasses”, Heather Monnet is a driving force behind the GPEI gender strategy.
   24/02/2021
As we approach International Women’s Day, GPEI honours two women without whom we would not be where we are
   23/02/2021
In a special interview, PolioNews (PN) talks to Holger Knaack (HK), President of Rotary International.
   18/02/2021
Dr. Folake Olayinka speaks about overcoming gender-related barriers to immunization.
   08/02/2021
Report outlines the vital role that the polio eradication network plays in global health security and argues that this infrastructure must be sustained.
   02/02/2021
Dr. De Sousa has spent more than twenty years charting the highs and lows of polio eradication in Angola.
   28/01/2021
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for November 2020
   28/01/2021
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for November 2020
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