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
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.
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.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for January 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.
Spanish Foreign Minister reflects on the role of women in polio eradication after her visit to Chad
By asking polio eradicators to “put on their gender glasses”, Heather Monnet is a driving force behind the GPEI gender strategy.
As we approach International Women’s Day, GPEI honours two women without whom we would not be where we are
In a special interview, PolioNews (PN) talks to Holger Knaack (HK), President of Rotary International.
Dr. Folake Olayinka speaks about overcoming gender-related barriers to immunization.
Report outlines the vital role that the polio eradication network plays in global health security and argues that this infrastructure must be sustained.
Dr. De Sousa has spent more than twenty years charting the highs and lows of polio eradication in Angola.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for November 2020
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for November 2020
Even in face of global COVID-19 pandemic, governments and partners start the battle afresh, determined to finish polio once and for all