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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 2019 - 2020

Country

P1 Total

2019 

Afghanistan

29 29

Pakistan

139 139

Total 2019

168 168

2020

Pakistan

4 4

Total 2020 (up to 26 January 2020)

4 4

Polio Fax issues

Middle East Polio Technical Bulletin

Surveillance Indicators

Supplementary Immunization Activities

Routine immunization
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