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The Global Polio Eradication Initiative is led by national governments in partnership with spearheading partners.

World Health Organization

Rotary International

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Other current and historic partners include:

United Nations Foundation and other private foundations

Development banks (e.g. the World Bank)

Donor governments from the Eastern Mediterranean Region and other regions.

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More information about the spearheading partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative

Donor and partners working with WHO in Pakistan

Donors and partners working with WHO in Afghanistan

Indicators and information

Wild polio cases by country in the Region for 2019 - 2020


P1 Total



29 29


146 146

Total 2019

175 175



17 17

Total 2020 (up to 23 February 2020)

17 17

Polio Fax issues

Middle East Polio Technical Bulletin

Surveillance Indicators

Supplementary Immunization Activities

Routine immunization
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