Updated March 7, 2022

CDC works with partners to eradicate polio worldwide through sound science and effective programming.

Polio Eradication Report

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative is a public-private partnership led by national governments and spearheaded by the World Health Organization (WHO), Rotary International, CDC, and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Its goal is to eradicate polio worldwide.

The STOP Program
CDC Stop Program

The STOP Program recruits, trains, and deploys a public health workforce that has been engaged in the global fight to eradicate polio for over 20 years.

Africa Kicks Out Wild Polio
Soccer ball and feet in Africa

CDC celebrates Africa’s incredible public health achievement.

Page last reviewed: October 6, 2021
Content source: Global Immunization