Nigeria: Polio - Dangote Foundation Boosts Nigeria's Certification By WHO
[Leadership] As Nigeria eagerly awaits her certification as polio free by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has boosted the nation's efforts to finally end a scourge which had affected thousands of children across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - February 25, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Why Surveillance of Essential Vaccines is Important
[allAfrica] Immunization is one of the most effective public health interventions that prevent millions of deaths every year in all age groups from vaccine-preventable diseases.  Despite all the efforts by the World Health Organisation to have all children vaccinated no matter their economic circumstances, one in every four children still misses essential vaccines. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - January 29, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya: WHO Technical Team Meets to Assess Anti-Polio Campaign
[Capital FM] Nairobi -World Health Organization's Polio Technical Advisory Group (TAG) is this week meeting in Nairobi to evaluate progress made in ending outbreaks of polio-virus in Kenya and Somalia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - November 28, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Rotary, Steady Run to Use Garden City Marathon to Fight Polio
[This Day] As Nigeria prepares to exit the uninspiring club of nations with cases of polio, the Rotary Club International District 9141 and Steady Run Club have come together to use marathon as a way of raising further awareness to end the scourge. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - November 15, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Polio Immunisation - WHO Collates Empty Viles for Accountability
[Premium Times] The World Health Organisation (WHO) is collating empty viles of polio vaccines used in Dange Shuni Local Government Area of Sokoto State for accountability, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - November 12, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: 'I'm Impressed By Parents' Compliance With Polio Immunisation'
[Daily Trust] The Ona of Abaji and chairman of the council of traditional rulers in the FCT, Alhaji Adamu Baba Yunusa, has said he is impressed with parents' compliance in the ongoing polio immunization in the area. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - November 6, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:'I'm Impressed By Parents' Compliance With Polio Immunisation'
[Daily Trust] The Ona of Abaji and chairman of the council of traditional rulers in the FCT, Alhaji Adamu Baba Yunusa, has said he is impressed with parents' compliance in the ongoing polio immunization in the area. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - November 6, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Polio - Who Urges FCT Traditional Rulers On Awareness
[Daily Trust] The FCT coordinator of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Furera Zakari, has called on traditional rulers in the area councils to enlighten their subjects to present their children for vaccination during immunisation exercises. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - November 5, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:Polio - Who Urges FCT Traditional Rulers On Awareness
[Daily Trust] The FCT coordinator of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Furera Zakari, has called on traditional rulers in the area councils to enlighten their subjects to present their children for vaccination during immunisation exercises. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - November 5, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Rotary Club of Ogudu Vaccinates Children in Lagos Community Against Polio
[Guardian] As part of efforts to ensure Nigeria is declared polio free, Rotary Club of Ogudu GRA at the weekend vaccinated over 200 children in Ogudu community, Lagos State against the spread of the virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - November 1, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:Rotary Club of Ogudu Vaccinates Children in Lagos Community Against Polio
[Guardian] As part of efforts to ensure Nigeria is declared polio free, Rotary Club of Ogudu GRA at the weekend vaccinated over 200 children in Ogudu community, Lagos State against the spread of the virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - November 1, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: WHO Regional Director for Africa On World Polio Day
[Foroyaa] On 24 October, the World Health Organization will join millions of people around the world to observe World Polio Day to galvanize support to end polio, an incurable but completely vaccine preventable disease that still threatens children in a few places around the world. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - October 31, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: World Failing in Efforts to Stop Polio
[CAJ News] Dakar -THE emergence of polio in a number of countries has raised doubts over prospects of eliminating the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - October 31, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Why Eradicating Polio Everywhere Has Been So Hard to Crack
[The Conversation Africa] Polio is a disease that struck fear into the hearts of parents just a generation ago. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - October 31, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:Why Eradicating Polio Everywhere Has Been So Hard to Crack
[The Conversation Africa] Polio is a disease that struck fear into the hearts of parents just a generation ago. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - October 31, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news