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Polio this week as of 17 September 2020

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Afghanistan
+ 23 more
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GPEI
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The Polio Oversight Board (POB) held its second meeting of the year virtually to discuss the programme’s financial requirements for 2021, to receive an update on the recommendations of the GPEI...

Polio this week as of 03 September 2020

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Pakistan
+ 22 more
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GPEI
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Professor Rose Leke, an infectious disease specialist, has been the chairperson of the ARCC since it was set up in 1998. A trailblazer for women in global health, Leke has fought throughout her...

How To Certify A Region As Wild Polio Free

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World
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GPEI
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Professor Rose Leke on polio eradication, gender and women in science. After the World Health Assembly passed a resolution to eradicate polio worldwide in 1988, the Global Certification Commission...

Polio this week as of 26 August 2020

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Pakistan
+ 22 more
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GPEI
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The Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on polio eradication is an independent body charged with advising and making recommendations to the ministry of health and Global Polio Eradication Initiative...

Africa Kicks Out Wild Polio

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World
+ 9 more
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GPEI
+ 1 more
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In 1996, the great African leader Nelson Mandela launched the Kick Polio Out of Africa campaign with Rotary International’s support, setting out a vision for a polio-free Africa. At the time, wild...

Polio this week as of 19 August 2020

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Pakistan
+ 22 more
Sources
GPEI
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A cVDPV1 outbreak has been detected in Yemen. WHO and UNICEF are supporting local health authorities to plan and launch an effective outbreak response to limit virus spread. Next week the African...

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