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Joining hands across the border

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Afghanistan
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GPEI
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All travellers crossing the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan are vaccinated against polio, regardless of age On both sides of the historical 2640-kilometre-long border between Pakistan and...

Polio this week as of 10 April 2019

Countries
Pakistan
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Sources
GPEI
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The report by the Director-General World Health Organization on the eradication of poliomyelitis is online, ahead of the 72ndWorld Health Assembly scheduled for May 2019. The report summarizes the...

Polio this week as of 3 April 2019

Countries
Pakistan
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Sources
GPEI
Publication date

The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization (SAGE) met on 2-4 April 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. Among other immunization topics, SAGE was provided an update on the latest global...

Ending polio against all odds

Countries
South Sudan
Sources
GPEI
Publication date

South Sudan leverages Smart Interactive visualization of Disease surveillance and Routine Immunization assessments In a control room at the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa...

Polio this week as of 20 March 2019

Countries
Pakistan
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Sources
GPEI
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Following cyclone Idai’s landfall in Mozambique, accessibility in many areas remains a challenge, particularly Beira City. However, outside of Beira, polio outbreak response is ongoing in Zambezia...

“Women are like grass, not trees”

Countries
Somalia
+ 2 more
Sources
GPEI
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Resilience and resolve are the keywords for women eradicating polio Thanks to the unbending resolve and resilience of women health professionals as they go door-to-door across villages and mountains...

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