News Stories

   28/01/2022
WHO Executive Board urges intensified efforts to give world one less infectious disease to worry about and work towards sustainability of gains in polio-free countries.
   24/01/2022
The support polio teams provide to deliver COVID-19 vaccines underlines the vital role they can play for health priorities beyond polio.
   18/01/2022
Soni Faisal’s work to eradicate polio has been as healing for her as it has been for the children she’s determined to help.
   21/12/2021
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for November 2021
   20/12/2021
2021 may go down in history as the turning point in the global effort to eradicate polio.
   16/12/2021
High level commitment to ending polio in Pakistan by regional UN leadership
   01/12/2021
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for October 2021
   09/11/2021
Polio returned to Tajikistan last year when a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) outbreak was declared in the province of Khatlon
   03/11/2021
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for September 2021
   02/11/2021
To encourage the uptake of COVID-19 vaccination, the Nigerian Government, with support from the WHO, leveraged the polio vaccination campaign by integrating the COVID-19 vaccination.
   25/10/2021
The last detected case of polio in the Region of the Americas was in 1991. This year we celebrate 30 years without the disease! But what does 30 years without polio really mean?
   19/10/2021
For a few incredible eradicators, a life’s purpose doesn’t stop at retirement
   19/10/2021
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for September 2021
   18/10/2021
WHO and UNICEF welcome the decision by the Taliban leadership supporting the resumption of nationwide polio vaccination across Afghanistan.
   13/10/2021
Virus isolated from Rivne province in north-west of country