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BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7319.952 (Published 27 October 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:952

West African states on verge of eliminating polio: Sixteen countries are renewing their commitment to eliminate poliomyelitis by launching a massive coordinated campaign aimed at reaching 80 million children with oral polio vaccine. Coordinated or “synchronised” polio national immunisation days are being held from 19 to 26 October across West Africa to …

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