WHO’s Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI)

01 June 2021

The Department of Health has engaged the CSIRO to do a survey of facilities to see who maybe holding polio potentially infectious materials (PIMs). This is to support Australia’s commitment to the WHO’s Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI).  More information about the survey is here: 

2021 Polio Survey - Australia’s commitment to the global eradication of polio (csiro.au)

WHO POLIOVIRUSES & POTENTIALLY INFECTIOUS MATERIALS SURVEY 2021

The Department of Health are keen to ensure that this survey goes to all facilities, and have sought NATAs assistance in trying to ensure the information reaches as many stakeholders as possible, hence the reason you are receiving this email. Should you have any questions please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.