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Polio this week as of 1 June 2016

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Polio this week as of 1 June
  • Last week, health ministers from around the world met in Geneva for the annual World Health Assembly (WHA). Among other public health topics, delegates reviewed and discussed the latest global polio epidemiology and reaffirmed commitment to ending transmission in the remaining polio reservoirs. Read more

  • At the 42nd G7 Summit on 26-27 May 2016 in Ise-Shima, Japan, G7 Leaders reaffirmed their continued commitment to polio eradication in the Ise-Shima leaders’ statement. Read more

  • The report of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization from their meeting in April 2016 has been published, including a discussion on progress made towards polio eradication.