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Challenges and Reorganization

In the lecture, Svea Closser explores challenges faced by the alliance and the program evolved in response.

Svea Closser, MPH, PhD  Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA 

A global alliance of UN agencies, bilateral and multilateral organisations, national governments, and civil society organisations, naturally face various pushes and pulls in achieving disease control at a global scale. Here, we explore some of the challenges faced by the GPEI and how the alliance structure and partner roles were tested and evolved over time.  

Please take a few moments to review the reading Orchestrating Global Polio Eradication.   

Then, consider the following question:

In your experience, how do the priorities of the funders affect the direction of a disease control program? How can one avoid these unintended consequences? 

Please post your response in the discussion section. 

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