Polio Eradication Initiative | Strategy/policy


Polio eradication strategies

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Strategies adopted in the Eastern Mediterranean Region for polio eradication are the same as the global strategies, they include:

High levels of routine immunization

Supplementary immunization activities

Surveillance

Mop-up campaigns

Care for post-polio paralysis

Indicators and information

Wild polio cases by country in the Region for 2014–2015

Country

P1

Total

2014
Afghanistan 28 28
Iraq 2 2
Pakistan 306 306
Somalia 5 5
Syria 1 1
Total 2014 342 342
2015 (up to week 34 ending 23 August 2015)
Afghanistan 8 8
Pakistan 29 29

Total 2015

37

37

Polio Fax issues

Middle East Polio Technical Bulletin

Surveillance indicators

Supplementary immunization activities

Routine immunization
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