Why End Polio?
Top 5 Reasons to End Polio Now
The Human Cost
If we choose to control polio rather than eradicate it, polio could rebound to 200,000 cases per year within the next 10 years.
Eradication is Achievable
We have the tools to end polio and the means to reach all children with the polio vaccine.
What You Don’t Know About the Campaign to End Polio
There is more to eradicating a disease than just immunizing children.
A Way to Strengthen the System
Our polio eradication efforts have established active disease surveillance networks in countries around the world that are used to protect communities against multiple health issues.
The Importance of Surveillance
Surveillance is one of the most important jobs done to eradicate polio. And today, new and innovative approaches are being used to find viruses before they even cause symptoms.