200 polio vaccines

Millions of children around the world remain unvaccinated against preventable diseases like polio. Polio is a highly contagious viral infection, causing lifetime paralysis that can be prevented by vaccination. Your gift will help provide lifetime protection so children can grow-up polio free. 

Give the gift of protection and save children from polio with 200 vaccines.

Six months after polio outbreak, the fight to contain disease continues.

“Amid one crisis, another has emerged.”

*Published May, 2014

Amid one crisis, another has emerged. Nearly six months after polio made a comeback in the war-torn Syrian Arab Republic, health workers are still struggling to contain the outbreak. UNICEF-supported vaccination efforts are under way, but the volatile security situation and limited access to besieged areas are among barriers that have prevented as many as 104,000 children from being immunised in any of the five rounds to date.