Thu, 08/27/2020 | News

Africa declared wild polio–free

The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared the African region as wild polio-free after 4 years without a case. 
 
PAEDS joins the global community in celebrating this achievement. Explore the enormity of this moment by visiting https://www.africakicksoutwildpolio.com/ 
 
Australia continues to support the WHO global polio eradication initiative by maintaining acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and ensuring our region remains polio free. 

Read more about PAEDS work on AFP surveillance here