The following training modules and communication documents are available to support the countries of the Americas with introduction of inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) and provide front-line health workers with skills needed to administer IPV and communicate with caregivers and communities about polio and IPV.

pdf  Module 1 - Introduction to the polio endgame rationale and IPV vaccine

pdf  Module 2 - Inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) attributes and storage requirements

pdf  Module 3 - IPV schedule, eligibility and contraindications

pdf  Module 4 - IPV vaccine administration

pdf  Module 5 - Recording and monitoring administration of the Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV)

pdf  Module 6 - Monitoring Events Supposedly Attributable to Vaccination or Immunization (ESAVIs)

pdf  Module 7 - Communicating with parents, caregivers and health personnel about IPV and multiple injections

The training modules and documents were developed by the communication sub-group of the Immunization Systems Management Group (IMG) for the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), and adapted by PAHO/WHO for the Region of the Americas.