Polio Weekly Bulletin (35) - 4 September 2021

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G20 health ministers recommit to polio, stress importance of pandemic response

07 September 2021. The Health Ministers of the G20 countries, meeting in Rome, Italy, on 5-6 September 2021, recommitted to helping secure a lasting polio-free world once and for all. In their official communiqué, the Health Ministers said: “We re-affirm our commitment to eradicate polio… We note the critical role that adaptable surveillance capacity, like that found in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, has in the ability to reach vulnerable communities to prevent and respond to pandemics.”

Read more here: https://polioeradication.org/news-post/g20-health-ministers-call-for-renewed-commitment-to-eradicate-polio-note-its-critical-role-in-responding-to-global-pandemics/