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Roundtable discussion: Applying Lessons from Polio-Eradication to non-Polio Efforts

Watch as Eric Mafuta & Humayra Binte Anwar tell Olakunle Alonge about applying lessons learned from polio eradication to Ebola outbreaks in the DRC.

Experts discuss the relevance of community engagement as a strategy for addressing disease outbreaks – particularly in addressing the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Presenter 1
Eric Mafuta, MD, MPH, PhD School of Pubilc Health, University of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Presenter 2
Humayra Binte Anwar, BDS, MPH, PhD James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Bangladesh

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

After watching this roundtable, revisit your response to the article Applying “Vertical vs. Integrated Approaches”. How did your answers compare to the information that the presenters shared?

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