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Applying Principle 1

In this article, read and apply lessons learned about the need to place human behavior at the center of the effort to eradicate polio. (Step 4.7)
Two women wearing yellow polio worker jerseys walk through a camp of makeshift tents.
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Review the reading Placing Human Behavior at the Center of the Fight to Eradicate Polio: Lessons Learned and Their Application to Other Life-Saving Interventions.

As you read, try to identify some of the strategies that were used in Uttar Pradesh to overcome vaccine hesitancy. Did these strategies address any of the root causes you identified in the lecture Principle 1? How did they address the root causes?

Post one strategy and describe how it addresses a root cause in the discussion.

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