On the road to a polio-free Nigeria
Published Date:August 7, 2015
Corporate Authors:Center for Global Health (U.S.) ; Rotary International ;
Series:End polio now
Description:It's been one year since Nigeria's last reported case of polio. Where are we on the road to a polio-free Nigeria?
Rotary has donated over $207M to end polio in Nigeria.
Over 200,000 health workers immunize 230 million children in Africa.
No Stopping. Nigeria must go 2 more years without a new polio case.
• 1988 - The Global Polio Eradication Initiative launches. Nigeria hits the road with some 30,000 cases of wild poliovirus.
• 2014 - Nigeria records its last polio case for the year on 24 July.
• 2015 - The World Health Organization may remove Nigeria from its list of polio-endemic countries this year.
• 2017 - Arrive at a certified polio-free Africa?
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