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Vertical vs. Integrated Approaches

In this lecture, Daniela C. Rodríguez, outlines the debate between focusing on a disease eradication program vs. broader health services. (Step 2.13)

Daniela C. Rodríguez, DrPH, MPH Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA

In the lecture, you are asked to watch the video Learning from smallpox: How to eradicate a disease.

Drawing from the lecture and the video, why do you think efforts for eradicating malaria were abandoned, whereas efforts to eradicate polio are still continuing even thirty years down the line? Do you think it has more to do with the nature and burden of disease or might this be due to other factors?

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