This annual report of WHO’s work between July 2019 and June 2020, was finalized four months after the COVID-19 pandemic first arrived in the WHO African Region.
This 18th IMB Report follows videoconference meetings that the Board held with the GPEI Strategy Committee, donors, wider polio partners and the governments of the polio-endemic countries on 29 and 30 June and 1 July 2020.
Two cases of polio have been reported in the Central African Republic, the World Health Organization said in a report on Tuesday, the latest setback for global efforts to eradicate the crippling di
To make children aged 0-5 years free from polio disease, a pulse polio drive would be held in the district from June 16 to 20.
The awareness created for the polio vaccine with the help of the community must extend to other vaccines, said paediatricians
The Somali government, the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) had kicked off a national polio immunization campaign aiming to reach
No fewer than 1.13 million children are expected to be vaccinated against polio in the ongoing four-day house-to-house immunisation exercise in Adamawa.
In Northern Nigeria where I work as a nurse and polio vaccinator, only women are allowed to enter houses because most women in this part of the country are in purdah (practice of seclusion), says R
With no wild poliovirus reported anywhere in Africa since 2016, efforts are being intensified to actively look for the virus, to ensure it is not hiding in any remote areas.
Four lakh children took the polio drops against the target of 4.8 lakhs in Hyderabad district.
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