For Frequently Asked Questions on polio: http://www.polioeradication.org/all/news/def_questions.asp



To donate to polio eradication through individual partners or for further information on partners and their polio eradication activities, see:

Rotary International: http://www.rotary.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov
For information on the CDC's Stop Transmission of Polio (STOP) program: http://www.cdc.gov/nip/global/default.htm

For information on CDC immunization activities: http://www.cdc.gov/nip/

United Nations Children's Fund: http://www.unicef.org
For information on polio: http://www.unicef.org/polio/

World Health Organization: http://www.who.org
For WHO's dedicated site on polio eradication: www.polioeradication.org.

Documents on this site include the FAQ above, plus:

Polio News
the spearheading partners' quarterly newsletter (http://www.polioeradication.org/all/news/polio.asp)

Global Polio Eradication Initiative
Estimated external financial resource requirements for 2002-2005 (WHO/Polio/01.05) Estimated financial resource requirements 2002-2005 (PDF) / French (PDF)

Global Polio Eradication Initiative Strategic Plan, 2001-2005 (WHO/Polio/00.05) Polio Eradication Plan 2001-2005 (PDF) / French (PDF)

World Health Organization Poliomyelitis Fact Sheet (http://www.who.int/inf-fs/en/fact114.html)

Polio – The Beginning of the End
WHO, 1997 (http://www.who.int/vaccines-documents/DocsPDF/www9719.pdf)

Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2000, 78 (3), Special Theme: Polio Eradication (http://www.who.int/bulletin/tableofcontents/2000/vol.78no.3.html)

'Health in Emergencies' newsletter
Focus: Polio Eradication in Emergencies (http://www.who.int/disasters/tg.cfm?doctypeID=30)

WHO's Weekly Epidemiological Record - With polio eradication update articles every month.



The United Nations Foundation polio pages: http://www.endpolionow.org

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation polio pages: http://www.gatesfoundation.org/globalhealth/polio/default.htm

Gazette International Networking Institute, for information and resources concerning post-polio syndrome (www.post-polio.org)


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© Sebastião Salgado

Pakistan, 2001
Afghan children participate in an outdoor class in the Jalozai refugee camp, near Peshawar. Some 50,000 people presently live here, a recent settlement for Afghanis fleeing drought and intensified conflict in their country.