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In this lecture, Piyusha Majumdar describes why community engagement is a crucial strategy for global disease control programs.

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

Community participation became one of the best strategies in the effort to eradicate polio; in some areas, it resulted in a turning point for eliminating the disease.

As you saw in the video ‘Trust in Community Vaccinators’, think of three challenges community vaccinators may face in conducting engagement activities.

Post your thoughts in the discussion.

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