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USAID @ UNGA: Polio Eradication Efforts Spotlighted During Summit on Reaching the Millennium Development Goals

Submitted by Ellyn Ogden USAID Worldwide Polio Eradication Coordinator Today, representatives from partner countries, donors, non-governmental organizations and the private sector met on polio eradication. I represented USAID. USAID is working closely with the United Nations (U.N) and partner countries to address this outbreak. The global polio eradication effort is at a critical point in […]

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USAID Responds to Polio Outbreak in Tajikistan

Tajikistan is experiencing its first importation of wild poliovirus into the country in 12 years and the first case in the WHO European Region since it was certified as polio free in 2002. As of June 9, 2010, there are 183 confirmed cases of polio, including 3 deaths, in Tajikistan – out of 288 total polio […]

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