Michael Galway

Michael Galway

Deputy Director, Polio

Michael Galway supports the foundation’s work to eradicate polio, with a special focus on Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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Michael Galway and Bill Gates meet with Pakistan officials and partners to discuss polio data at the National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) in Islamabad, Pakistan.

A front-row seat to the end of polio

The world is inching closer than ever to eradicating polio. More hard work lies ahead, but government leadership in Pakistan and the dedication of partners and vaccinators on the ground are creating the conditions for ridding the world of the disease for good.
By Michael Galway Deputy Director, Polio, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Ending wild polio in Africa: A Q&A with Michael Galway and Violaine Mitchell

The foundation’s Michael Galway and Violaine Mitchell discuss the efforts behind Africa’s wild polio-free status and what it means for the future.
By Michael Galway and Violaine Mitchell

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