Funding to be used to vaccinate more than 16 million children in 84 highest risk districts
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for May 2021
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for May 2021
Pakistan is one of two countries where wild poliovirus remains endemic making it essential that the entire country supports the successful implementation of every polio campaign. Women play a critical role, often working at polio’s frontline.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for April 2021
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for April 2021
Value of polio infrastructure in COVID-19 support continues to be highlighted
Support critical ahead of launch of new strategic plan
Renewed donor support critical to ending polio after recent rise in cases and COVID-19 setbacks
New strategy sets out roadmap for polio-free world amid COVID-19
In the middle of a devastating pandemic with no end in sight, a glimmer of hope came in August 2020, on the day the African Region was officially declared free of wild poliovirus.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for March 2021
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for March 2021
As of 4 May 2021
On Ellyn Ogden’s desk sits a decades old coffee mug. It has a special significance for the woman who has led polio eradication for the US Agency for International Development (USAID) since 1997. On the mug, are ten women, the Ladies in Polio, who at th...