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Learn more about UNICEF’s work under the topic "Polio".

A mass polio vaccination campaign for more than 3.1 million children under the age of five in Venezuela started today, led by the Ministry of Health, with support from UNICEF and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

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UNICEF and partners are working hard to achieve complete polio eradication in Afghanistan – which currently has the highest number of polio cases in the world.


The first one thousand days of a child’s life are critical for his or her future. Canada contributes to ensuring that every Ivorian child is born and grows up healthy.