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Fragile states are home to a sixth of the world\'s population, and their populations are particularly vulnerable to infectious disease outbreaks. Timely surveillance and control are essential to minimise the impact of these outbreaks, but little...

Suboptimal (<90%) PV3 seroprevalence across wide age range suggests the outbreak resulted from accumulation of susceptibles due to suboptimal coverage over a long time period, particularly in the birth cohorts immunized only through routine services...

The document Waste Stream Concept Development is Part B of the Healthcare Waste Management Toolkit for GF Policy Makers and Practitioners. The other two documents are: Part A: Rational for Environmental Safeguard Policies and Strategies; Part C:...

This document is the first part of a toolkit for environmental safeguarding of GF grants. The toolkit is intended to help to reduce risks from the generation and disposal of HCW, especially the disposal of unwanted or unused pharmaceuticals,...

In January 2012, polio eradication was declared a \"programmatic emergency for global public health\" by the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) (1). Since the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) began in 1988 (2), progress...

Europe was certified to be polio-free in 2002 by the WHO. However, wild polioviruses remain endemic in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Nigeria, occasionally causing polio outbreaks, as in Tajikistan in 2010. Therefore, effective surveillance...

WHO and partners hope that they can finally rid the world of polio. But insurgency, Taliban-initiated boycotts, and a US$1 billion funding deficit will not make it an easy task. Dara Mohammadi reports. Bruce Aylward has reason to lay awake at night....

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Polio Monthly Situation Report (September 2011)

October 18th 2011

Dear colleagues,? Please find attached the Monthly Situation Report as usual and visit [url=http://www.polioeradication.org/]www.polioeradication.org[/url] for regular updates on the Global Polio E

  • Country: Yemen Uganda Turkmenistan Tajikistan Sudan Somalia Saudi Arabia Russian Federation Peru Pakistan Nigeria Niger Mali Kenya India Democratic Republic Of The Congo Congo China Chad Central African Republic Australia Angola Afghanistan
  • Disease: Measles Polio HIB
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    Polio monthly situation report (July 2011)

    August 03rd 2011

    Dear Colleagues, The team at the Global Polio Eradication Initiative is currently reviewing its publications and would like your input. We have put together a small survey which should take no more t

  • Country: Tajikistan Somalia Saudi Arabia Pakistan Nigeria Niger Mali Kenya India Gabon Democratic Republic Of The Congo Congo Chad Burkina Faso Angola Afghanistan
  • Disease: Tuberculosis Malaria Polio
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    Polio Monthly situation report (April 2011)

    May 12th 2011

    Dear Colleagues, Please visit www.polioeradication.org for regular updates on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Note that all data in this report refers to 04 May 2011. The French version wi

  • Country: Zambia Uzbekistan United States Uganda Turkmenistan Tajikistan Sudan Somalia Russian Federation Pakistan Nigeria Niger Mali Kyrgyzstan Kenya Kazakhstan India Gabon Ethiopia Egypt Democratic Republic Of The Congo Congo Chad Benin Angola Afghanistan
  • Disease: Polio
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    Polio Monthly Situation Report (March 2011)

    April 06th 2011

    Dear colleagues, Please visit www.polioeradication.org for regular updates on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Note that all data in this report refers to 30 March 2011. The French version

  • Country: Zambia Uzbekistan Uganda Turkmenistan Tajikistan Switzerland Sudan Somalia Pakistan Nigeria Niger Nepal Namibia Mali Liberia Kyrgyzstan Kenya Kazakhstan India Gabon Democratic Republic Of The Congo Congo Chad Angola Afghanistan
  • Disease: Measles Polio
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    Polio Monthly Situation Report (February 2011)

    March 09th 2011

    Dear Colleagues, Please visit www.polioeradication.org for regular updates on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Note that all data in this report refers to 01 March 2011. The French vers

  • Country: Zambia Uganda Turkmenistan Togo Tajikistan Sudan Somalia Sierra Leone Senegal Pakistan Nigeria Niger Netherlands Nepal Namibia Myanmar Mauritania Mali Liberia Kenya Kazakhstan Italy India Guinea Ghana Gabon Ethiopia Democratic Republic Of The Congo Congo Chad Burkina Faso Angola Afghanistan
  • Disease: Measles Polio
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    Polio Monthly Situation Report (January 2011)

    February 15th 2011

    Dear colleagues, Please visit www.polioeradication.org for regular updates on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Note that all data in this report refers to 01 February 2011. The French version

  • Country: Uganda Tajikistan Somalia Pakistan Nigeria Niger Nepal Mali Kenya India Guinea Ethiopia Democratic Republic Of The Congo Congo Chad Central African Republic Cameroon Burkina Faso Angola Afghanistan
  • Disease: Measles Polio
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    Polio Monthly Situation Report (December 2010)

    January 05th 2011

    Dear colleagues,? Please visit www.polioeradication.org for regular updates on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Note that all data in this report refers to 14 December 2010. The French versi

  • Country: Uganda Turkmenistan Tajikistan Switzerland Sierra Leone Senegal Pakistan Nigeria Niger Nepal Mauritania Mali Liberia Kenya Kazakhstan India Democratic Republic Of The Congo Congo Chad Angola Afghanistan
  • Disease: Polio
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    Polio Monthly Situation Report (October/November 2010)

    November 14th 2010

    Dear colleagues, Please visit [url=http://www.polioeradication.org/]www.polioeradication.org[/url] for regular updates on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Note that all data in this report ref

  • Country: Uganda Turkmenistan Tajikistan Sierra Leone Senegal Pakistan Nigeria Niger Nepal Mauritania Mali Liberia Kenya Kazakhstan India Egypt Democratic Republic Of The Congo Congo Chad Angola Afghanistan
  • Disease: Polio
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    The Unfinished Business of Immunization

    October 19th 2010

    James Cheyne shares with us the jointly produced (IFRC/GAVI Alliance) advocacy report on immunization, entitled "Unfinished business". The report was pre-released at the UN Palais in Geneva earlier th

  • Country: Tajikistan Pakistan Nigeria Niger India Afghanistan
  • Disease: Tetanus Rotavirus Pertussis Measles Diphtheria Polio
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    SIGN Meeting 2009: HCWM presentations (I)

    January 24th 2010

    The annual meeting of the Safe Injection Global Network (SIGN) was held from 30 November to 2 December 2009. The following are some of the presentations on Healthcare Waste Management. Many thanks to

  • Country: Uzbekistan Ukraine Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Azerbaijan
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