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Welcome to Community Engagement in Polio Eradication

In this video, Piyusha Majumdar gives a brief overview of the topics covered in the lecture on Community Engagement in Polio Eradication.
PIYUSHA MAJUMDAR: Hello, everyone. I’m Dr. Piyusha Majumdar, and I’m working as an Assistant Professor at IIHMR University, Jaipur, India. Let me welcome you to a very important module on community engagement. In this lecture, we will be exploring the importance of community engagement in any public health program. We will also be discussing the challenges which appear while engaging the community in any kind of a public health program. I will also be guiding you towards the different strategies or approaches used to tackle those challenges and engage community during polio eradication in different countries of the world. So let’s begin the session.

Piyusha Majumdar, Ph.D, M.Sc Indian Institute of Health Management Research University, India

Dr. Piyusha Majumdar discusses key challenges faced in engaging communities for a global disease control program, as well as tailored strategies to address the barriers.

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