Polio - Latest News

For all the latest news and information
on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative is a public-private partnership led by national governments with six partners – the World Health Organization (WHO), Rotary International, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Gavi, the vaccine alliance. 

Its goal is to eradicate polio worldwide. For all you need to know, from historical facts to up to the minute information please look at this website;


In January 2022 the new 5 year plan came into place which aims to achieve and sustain a polio-free world through a focus on implementation and accountability.  

Emphasis will be on cutting outbreak response times; increasing vaccine demand; transforming campaign effectiveness; working systematically through integration; increasing access in inaccessible areas; transitioning towards government ownership; and improving decision-making and accountability.

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