Polio

17 January 2022

Pakistan reignites polio vaccination drive

Civil society, media, local influencers, celebrities, religious scholars, and frontline workers are all reinforcing the Pakistan government’s fight against Poliomyelitis.

12 January 2022

South Sudan committed to polio vaccination campaign in its remote areas

South Sudan has reignited the drive to vaccinate its children against the polio virus.

11 January 2022

Delivering essential vaccines in Kenya’s nomadic Gosha community

Kenya is raising awareness about vaccines to reduce the number of zero-dose children who never receiving a single dose.

17 November 2021

Teaming up to tackle polio in Lagos

With a recent outbreak of Vaccine-Derived Polio in Lagos and other states in Nigeria caused by poor vaccination coverage, teams are working to ensure that no child is left behind.

22 October 2021

Routine vaccines, extraordinary impact: Pertussis

Before immunisation for pertussis, or whooping cough, became routine, it killed twice as many children as measles and polio combined. High vaccine coverage is essential to keep that threat at bay.

22 October 2021

Women Leaders in Polio Eradication: Dr. Folake Olayinka

Dr. Folake Olayinka speaks about overcoming gender-related barriers to immunization.

20 October 2021

Immunisation relieves the financial burden for families in Kenya

In Kenya, people often rely on their community for assistance in covering medical expenses. Immunisation changes this for the better.

8 September 2021

South Sudan’s polio vaccination campaigns are bearing fruit

South Sudan has systematically implemented campaigns to eradicate polio in the country. Hard-working vaccinators are striving to keep it that way.

6 September 2021

Anand Kumar: From polio to para-sports world champ

More often than not, the road to a meaningful triumph is a bumpy one.

29 July 2021

“Saving the future of our children”: The women fighting polio in Pakistan

Pakistan is one of two countries where wild poliovirus remains endemic making it essential that the entire country supports the successful implementation of every polio campaign. Women play a critical role, often working at polio’s frontline.

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