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Polio this week as of 18 June 2014


At an International Ulema Conference on Polio Eradication organized by the Islamic Development Bank, leading Islamic scholars called for the entire Muslim world to unite in eradicating polio, and declared the polio vaccination as a parental and community responsibility. The scholars were convened from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Afghanistan and Nigeria.

The Global Polio Partners Group (PPG) met on Monday 16 June in Geneva to review the development and implementation of short-term and long-term polio eradication strategic plans and emergency action plans. Speakers’ presentations from the PPG meeting are available here.