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The Importance of Context

In this lecture, Malabika Sarker discusses different community engagement strategies tailored to different contexts.

Malabika Sarker, MBBS, MPH, PhD James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Bangladesh

Please review the reading Involvement of Civil Society in India’s Polio Eradication Program: Lessons Learned

Now, think about your context. Compare it to the chart on slide 2 in the attached slide deck and starting at minute-marker 0:23 in the lecture. Think about the lessons-learned outlined in the reading. Consider these questions:

What might work for your scenario – “Standard” mobilization or mobilization tailored to special or vulnerable populations? Why have you stated this?

Take a moment to share your thoughts in the discussion. Then, read other learners’ posts. Choose one and respond with a question to learn more about their context.

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