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Polio this week as of 12 February 2020

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Pakistan
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GPEI
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A time-limited working group has been put together to manage and coordinate GPEI’s activities to enable a rapid and effective roll out of nOPV2. Take a look at the terms of reference for the working...

Polio this week as of 05 February 2020

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Pakistan
+ 17 more
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GPEI
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The WHO Executive Board is currently holding its 146th session at the WHO headquarters in Geneva. Among many others, polio is one of the topics of discussion, take a look at the report by the...

Polio this week as of 29 January 2020

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Pakistan
+ 20 more
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GPEI
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It is with profound sorrow that the WHO announces the sudden demise of Dr Peter Salama, who passed away on 24 January 2020. Dr Salama contributed to polio eradication at WHO through his work as...

Polio this week as of 22 January 2020

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Pakistan
+ 21 more
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GPEI
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The GPEI Polio Partners Group convened the eighth annual technical workshop on 6 December 2019 where a global overview of the status of poliovirus detection was presented among other polio updates...

Polio this week as of 14 January 2020

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Pakistan
+ 21 more
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GPEI
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Pakistan intensifies cVDPV2 response efforts, focusing on comprehensive outbreak response, strengthened routine immunization, communication and enhanced surveillance. See ‘Pakistan’ section below for...

Polio this week as of 08 January 2020

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Pakistan
+ 22 more
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GPEI
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On 11 December 2019, the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (IHR 2005) held its twenty-third meeting. Read the committee’s report of progress for affected IHR States...

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