Polio eradication this week:
- In Nigeria, the first case of polio of 2014 has been reported, from Kano state. Since September 2013, seven cases of wild poliovirus type 1 have been reported, five from Kano. Together with Borno, Kano state holds the key to a polio-free Nigeria.
- The Independent Monitoring Board has issued its letter to the heads of the GPEI partner agencies, expressing concern about the persistent shortfall in funds. More.