After being polio-free for almost three years, Charity Warigon, WHO's Communication Officer, has said that the office in Nigeria is optimistic of its ability to meet the polio free status considering government's recent efforts to fight the polio scourge.
Nigeria to Be Declared Polio-Free Nation in October - Rotary Club Boss
Vanguard, 24 July 2019
Plans to declare Nigeria, a polio- free nation by the World Health Organisation, WHO is underway, owing to the absence of polio cases in three years, in the country. Read more »
Vaccination team vaccinating children at a nursery school (file photo).
WHO Set to Declare Country Polio Free
Premium Times, 23 July 2019
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is set to declare Nigeria a polio free country. Read more »
Gates, Dangote, Restate Commitment to Polio Eradication in Nigeria
Premium Times, 20 July 2019
The Bill & Melinda Gates and Dangote foundations have restated their commitments to sustaining the fight against polio in Kano State and other parts of Nigeria. Read more »
Gates Foundation Urges Nigeria to Up Wild Polio Vaccination
Premium Times, 7 July 2019
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has called on the federal and state governments not to relent in the campaigns and vaccination to totally eradicate the wild polio virus. Read more »
Bill Gates, the co-founder of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has said Nigeria is one of the countries where polio is most difficult to eradicate in the world - but stated that ... Read more »
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has called on the army to support its campaign against polio in the Northeast. Read more »
As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark the Polio Day, there is renewed hope that the transmission of the virus could be halted by the end of this year. According to the ... Read more »
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