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Polio this week as of 08 January 2019

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Afghanistan
+ 8 more
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GPEI
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During the four-day visit to polio endemic countries of Afghanistan and Pakistan, WHO Director General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, reiterated WHO’s commitment to help endemic, outbreak and...

Polio this week as of 02 January 2019

Countries
Afghanistan
+ 7 more
Sources
GPEI
Publication date

As of 1 January 2019, WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has taken over as the Chair of the Polio Oversight Board. Starting on 4 January, accompanied by Dr Al Mandhari, RD/EMRO, Dr...

Polio this week as of 11 December 2018

Countries
Nigeria
+ 8 more
Sources
GPEI
Publication date

Featured on www.polioeradication.org: Mohamed Shire, polio expert from Somalia: from smallpox to polio, a life spent pursuing eradication of diseases; Going the distance to end polio in Papua New...

Africa’s drive to end polio under the microscope

Countries
World
Sources
GPEI
Publication date

A review committee met in Nairobi to review progress of the African region towards being certified polio-free Efforts to end polio across the WHO African Region came under the microscope at a meeting...

Polio surveillance in real time

Countries
World
+ 6 more
Sources
GPEI
Publication date

In the Horn of Africa, health workers are using application-based technology to respond to poliovirus outbreaks with greater speed and accuracy. What is polio surveillance? One of the most...

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