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 2017 - 2018 - 2019

Country

P1 Total

2017 

Afghanistan

14 14

Pakistan

8 8

Total 2017

22 22

2018 

Afghanistan

21 21

Pakistan

12 12

Total 2018

33 33

2019 

Afghanistan

16 16

Pakistan

72 72

Total 2019 (up to 13 October 2019)

88 88

Polio Fax issues

Middle East Polio Technical Bulletin

Surveillance Indicators

Supplementary Immunization Activities

Routine immunization
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