Polio-free certification of the South-East Asia Region

Photo: Adam Bjork

The WHO South-East Asia Region had its last wild poliovirus case in January 2011 and expecting the decision on polio-free certification on 27 March 2014. The key to this success has been to vaccine ‘Every Child, Everywhere, Every Time’. This requires strong and continued community mobilization. See in this photo story examples across the countries how communities are being informed when and where immunization services are available and why vaccination is important.

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