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Eradication as a Strategy

In this video, Olakunle Alonge weighs the benefits and downsides of eradication vs control for polio. (Step 1.9)

Olakunle Alonge, MD, MPH, PhD Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Consider the lecture and reading “The Principles of Disease Eradication and Elimination”. Now think about the disease/public health issue you are working to combat.

Would eradication or control would work best in your context? Why do you think this?

Post your response in the discussion section. Then collaborate with other learners – read what others have posted, and add to one post.

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