“Today is a day of celebration, and a day of hope.
Today we come together to rejoice over an historic public health success – the certification of wild poliovirus eradication in the African Region.”- Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus”
Great news 👏: after 4 years without a case, World Health Organization African Region was been certified as wild polio-free on 25 August 2020.
With this historic milestone, 5 of the 6 WHO regions – representing over 90% of the world’s population – are now free of the wild poliovirus.
Learn more: https://africakicksoutwildpolio.com