RSS Polio Eradication News

  • Polio worker nominated for Presidential honour in Pakistan January 18, 2022
    Contracting the infectious virus at 11 months of age, few believed Soni would ever be able to work. Today, she’s a nominee for one of Pakistan’s most prestigious awards. Soni started out in the programme in 1999, initially as a vaccinator. Now a mother of three children, these days, Soni works with the programme as […]
    Gladys Kibui
  • Pakistan polio snapshot – December 2021 January 13, 2022
    In December: No case of WPV1 was confirmed 43.5 million children were vaccinated during the December NID. 0.9 million children were vaccinated at 73 Permanent Transit Points
    Altanzul Sainjargal
  • Pakistan polio snapshot – November 2021 December 21, 2021
    In November: No case of WPV1 was confirmed 35 million children were vaccinated during the MR Campaign in November 2021. 1 million children were vaccinated at 73 Permanent Transit Points
    Altanzul Sainjargal
  • 2021 – the year that set the stage for a polio-free world December 20, 2021
    With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, continued wild polio transmission in the remaining endemic countries and spreading outbreaks of circulating vaccine-derived polioviruses type 2 (cVDPV2), this year began with many challenges facing polio eradication efforts. But amid this new reality, countries and partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) intensified their efforts to protect children […]
    Gladys Kibui
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