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U.N. Agencies, Rotary Release Statements Marking World Polio Day

PAHO: For World Polio Day, PAHO encourages countries to maintain polio vaccination to prevent outbreaks (10/23). Rotary: Major achievement focus of Rotary’s World Polio Day event (Hyland, 10/24). WHO: How polio personnel are pivoting against COVID-19 (10/23). WHO South-East Asia: Polio networks bolster pandemic response in WHO South-East Asia Region…

CDC Highlights Efforts To Eradicate Polio, Recognizes World Polio Day

CDC: World Polio Day 2020 “World Polio Day (October 24) provides an opportunity to highlight global efforts toward a polio-free world and honor the tireless contributions of those on the frontlines in the fight to eradicate polio from every corner of the globe. Through the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI),…

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Pakistan’s Polio Immunization Campaign Reaches More Than 39M Children

UNICEF: Pakistan’s nationwide polio vaccination campaign reaches 39 million children Sajida Mansoor, communications officer at UNICEF, discusses Pakistan’s nationwide polio vaccination campaign, in which more than 260,000 trained frontline health workers went door-to-door to vaccinate more than 39 million children under-five (10/19).

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