Heads of State and Health Ministers from G7 countries reaffirmed their support.
Article from the Global Polio Initiative June edition.
The health ministers of the G7 countries reaffirmed their commitment to polio eradication at their annual meeting held in Oxford, UK and virtually, on 3-4 June 2021. As part of their official communique, the health ministers affirmed: “We need to continue supporting the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, whose surveillance capacity and ability to reach vulnerable communities are critical in many countries to prevent and respond to pandemics.”
However, the key to success will be the continued support and engagement of the international development community, including by ensuring that previous pledges are fully and rapidly operationalized.
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