Polio Situation Updates - Ministry of Public Health Afghanistan

Polio Situation Updates

Polio Cases in Endemic Countries:

S/N

Country

Cases 2014

Cases 2015

Cases

2016

1

Afghanistan

20

13

3

2

Pakistan

51

20

2

3

Nigeria

0

4

0

*Data is as of 16, April 2017

 The latest polio incident in Afghanistan was recorded on February 21st 2017, in Pakistan on February 13th 2017 and in Nigeria on August 21st 2016.

Polio Cases in Afghanistan in last three years:

S/N

Region

Year

 

2014

2015

2016

1

Central

0

0

0

2

East

10

4

0

3

Southeast

0

7

0

4

South

3

2

2

5

North

1

0

0

6

Northeast

0

0

1

7

West

6

0

0

Total number of cases

20

13

3
 
*Data is as of 16, April 2017
 
The most recent case: The most recent confirmed case was reported from Kunduz. The victim is a 14-month old girl from Shinwari village in the district of Dasht-e-Archi  of the Province.