Declaration on Polio Eradication
Distinguished scientists and experts from 75 countries signed the Scientific Declaration on Polio Eradication on April 10 to endorse the Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan that aims to eliminate polio by 2018.
The scientific declaration was drafted and led by Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta of the Aga Khan University in collaboration with Professor Walter Orenstein of Emory University, USA. The declaration links and supports the new Global Strategic Plan for Polio Eradication, drawn up by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, a public-private partnership of national governments and international health bodies. Read more