In Pakistan, two vaccines and thousands of skilled workers are making a real difference by boosting the immunity of the most at-risk children to protect them against polio.
With nearly two years since the last case of wild polio on the continent, the Africa Regional Certification Commission has met to review progress.
Experts gathered in Afghanistan earlier this month to review progress and to renew plans for the coming year.
Significant progress in strengthening polio surveillance has been seen in the last year in Afghanistan according to a recent review.
The Expert Review Committee in Nigeria has emphasised that this is no time for complacency, with much still needed to keep the country polio-free
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