Polio this week as of 20 April 2016

by PolioEradication
April 20, 2016

 

  • The globally synchronized switch from the trivalent to bivalent oral polio vaccine, the first stage of objective 2 of the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018, is underway between 17 April and 1 May. Follow a live update of which countries have undergone the switch here. Learn more about the rationale for the switch through this series of videos.

  • The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization (SAGE) met on the 12 to 14 April to discuss polio eradication. The official report from there meeting is available here. 

  • The final communique of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Istanbul Summit, adopted by OIC Heads of State and Government, reaffirmed the importance of preserving the health and wellbeing of children as a duty of parents and society as prescribed by Islam, and appealed to religious scholars and leaders to support polio eradication efforts.


  • Around the world, countries that remain vulnerable to polio are continuing to vaccinate children and build immunity, as shown in Jordan through this series of photographs.
- See more at: http://www.polioeradication.org/Dataandmonitoring/Poliothisweek.aspx#sth...

 

  • The globally synchronized switch from the trivalent to bivalent oral polio vaccine, the first stage of objective 2 of the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018, is underway between 17 April and 1 May. Follow a live update of which countries have undergone the switch here. Learn more about the rationale for the switch through this series of videos.

  • The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization (SAGE) met on the 12 to 14 April to discuss polio eradication. The official report from there meeting is available here. 

  • The final communique of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Istanbul Summit, adopted by OIC Heads of State and Government, reaffirmed the importance of preserving the health and wellbeing of children as a duty of parents and society as prescribed by Islam, and appealed to religious scholars and leaders to support polio eradication efforts.


  • Around the world, countries that remain vulnerable to polio are continuing to vaccinate children and build immunity, as shown in Jordan through this series of photographs.
- See more at: http://www.polioeradication.org/Dataandmonitoring/Poliothisweek.aspx#sth...

Polio this week as of 20 April 2016

  • The globally synchronized switch from the trivalent to bivalent oral polio vaccine, the first stage of objective 2 of the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018, is underway between 17 April and 1 May. Follow a live update of which countries have undergone the switch here. Learn more about the rationale for the switch through this series of videos.
     
  • The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization (SAGE) met on the 12 to 14 April to discuss polio eradication. The official report from there meeting is available here
     
  • The final communique of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Istanbul Summit, adopted by OIC Heads of State and Government, reaffirmed the importance of preserving the health and wellbeing of children as a duty of parents and society as prescribed by Islam, and appealed to religious scholars and leaders to support polio eradication efforts.
     
  • The World Health Assembly (WHA) Report on Poliomyelitis has been published. The report summarises the status against the Polio Endgame Plan and Resolution WHA68.3, adopted by the WHA in May 2015.
     
  • Around the world, countries that remain vulnerable to polio are continuing to vaccinate children and build immunity, as shown in Jordan through this series of photographs.

Polio this week as of 20 April 2016

 

 

 

  • The globally synchronized switch from the trivalent to bivalent oral polio vaccine, the first stage of objective 2 of the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018, is underway between 17 April and 1 May. Follow a live update of which countries have undergone the switch here. Learn more about the rationale for the switch through this series of videos.

  • The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization (SAGE) met on the 12 to 14 April to discuss polio eradication. The official report from there meeting is available here. 

  • The final communique of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Istanbul Summit, adopted by OIC Heads of State and Government, reaffirmed the importance of preserving the health and wellbeing of children as a duty of parents and society as prescribed by Islam, and appealed to religious scholars and leaders to support polio eradication efforts.


  • Around the world, countries that remain vulnerable to polio are continuing to vaccinate children and build immunity, as shown in Jordan through this series of photographs.
- See more at: http://www.polioeradication.org/Dataandmonitoring/Poliothisweek.aspx#sth...

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