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A youth circus group is encouraging vaccination and providing education in an innovative and engaging way
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for September 2017
Afghanistan is closer than ever to eradicating polio. Through this photo essay, discover 10 innovative approaches that are bringing Afghanistan closer to ending polio, for good.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for August 2017
Armed with maps and motorbikes, religious leaders cover great ground in support of polio vaccination
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for July 2017
Through this photo story, meet some of the health care workers and families ensuring all children are protected against polio on the borders of Afghanistan.
Afghanistan becomes the final polio-endemic country to introduce the inactivated polio vaccine as part of the biggest globally synchronised vaccine introduction in history.
Encouraging news for efforts in eastern part of country
Supporting efforts which work “for the health care of the helpless people of our country” The Taliban in Afghanistan have released a statement supporting all health programs in the country, with particular reference to polio vaccination campaigns. WHO w...
Cricket teams join forces to appeal to parents to immunize their children against polio and end the crippling disease in the region once and for all.
Decline partially offset by use of new vaccines; new emergency plans in 2012 to reverse trend
'Permanent’ polio vaccination teams In efforts to find new ways to reach children that live in areas plagued by insecurity, Afghanistan is preparing to send out Permanent Polio Vaccination Teams. These teams are formed by members of local communities...
Ramesh Ferris, Canadian Rotarian and polio survivor, travels to Australian and Afghanistan to advocate for polio-free world.  Ramesh Ferris, Canadian Rotarian and himself polio survivor, last month travelled to Australia to work with key partn...
Ministry of Public Health, WHO and UNICEF working to reach all underimmunized children wherever they live, priority outreach is being directed to Southern Region. Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), with the support of World Health Organ...