08 December 2020

Sudan Polio Campaign reaches children in inaccessible areas for the first time in 10 years

For the first time in ten years, immunization activities have started in areas of South Jebel Marra. The National Polio Campaign is targeting 8.6 million children around Sudan. In the areas of South Jebel Marra including Gorlangbang, the polio campaign is targeting approximately 15,000 children under the age of five with polio vaccines. Due to…, Health Worker in Karra, South Jebel Marra giving a 4-year-old girl her dose of Polio Vaccine., Karra Polio, UNICEF in collaboration with South Darfur’s Ministry of Health reaches remote areas of South Jebel Marra with Polio Vaccines., Karra Polio, A mother holds her 3-year-old son as he takes his Polio Vaccine in Karra, South Jebel Marra., Gorlangbang Polio I know vaccines are important to protect my children, I am happy this service has come to us after a very long time, 29-year-old Manatil is a mother of four children, she brought her two-year-old daughter Munasa to get her Polio Vaccine., Gorlangbang Polio, A health promotor is giving two-year-old Munasa Muhyadin, her polio vaccine in Gorlangbang in South Jebel Marra., UNICEF with the support of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative is able to assist the Government of Sudan to reach children with Polio vaccines in the most remote areas, where accessibility has been extremely limited due to conflict. The objective is to ensure every child under the age of five is protected from Polio, to help make Sudan Polio…