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Polio this week as of 13 April 2021

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Pakistan
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GPEI
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Dr Hamid Jafari, Director of Polio Eradication for WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region, declared Somalia’s outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 3 (cVDPV3) closed a full 28 months...

Somalia: formal closure of the cVDPV3 outbreak

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Somalia
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GPEI
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Somalia’s outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 3 (cVDPV3) has been successfully stopped, with no international spread Dr Hamid Jafari, Director of Polio Eradication for WHO’s...

Polio this week as of 07 April 2021

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Pakistan
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GPEI
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Polio this week as of 07 April 2021 The GPEI has published a new document meant to provide guidance on tOPV temperature management procedures, which differ from those used in mOPV2 response to...

Polio this week as of 31 March 2021

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Pakistan
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GPEI
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Polio this week as of 31 March 2021 Miran wanted to be a captain in the army and he eagerly shared this ‘aim of life’ in his essay. After his hopes made it to the page, his teacher immediately shot...

Polio this week as of 24 March 2021

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Pakistan
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GPEI
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Polio this week as of 24 March 2021 On Tuesday 16 March, Egypt and United Arab Emirates were elected to co-chair the new ministerial-level subcommittee on polio eradication in the Eastern...

Polio this week as of 17 March 2021

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Pakistan
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GPEI
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“My daughter is 5 years old, and all the work I do with communities I do for her. She wants to study, and I hope one day she can become the Minister of Public Health. I hope by the time she grows up...

Pakistan Polio Update, January 2021

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Pakistan
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GPEI
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WPV1 + cVDPV2 Cases: Every month, surveillance system report, investigate and confirm poliovirus cases. In January, the first case of WPV1 of the year has been confirmed in a child from Balochistan...

Polio this week as of 03 March 2021

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Afghanistan
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GPEI
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Polio this week as of 03 March 2020 Did you miss the February edition of Polio News? Take a look here to get up to date with the recent news, donor and programme updates. Summary of new WPV and cVDPV...

Polio this week as of 24 February 2021

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Afghanistan
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GPEI
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Polio this week as of 24 February 2021 As we head towards International Women's Day (marked on 8 March), GPEI honours two women who left a mark in polio eradication and in women's empowerment within...

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