Support to the polio vaccination campaigns in Kassala and Gedaref

On 9th August 2020, the Sudanese Federal Ministry of Health officially declared an outbreak of polio in caused by poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) and mobilised to launch two vaccination campaigns at national level to reach 8.6 million children under 5 years in all 18 states of Sudan.
AICS supported the campaign in two locations. In Kassala, the vaccination was carried out house-to-house and 350,493 children under 5 years were vaccinated. In Gedaref, 501.023 children were vaccinated.

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