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The Current Polio Program

In this lecture, Svea Closser describes the status of the polio program in 2020. (Step 2.8)

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

Understanding how the initiative has progressed over the past three decades and its status today is critical for drawing out key lessons that can be applied to other disease control programs.

As you watch the lecture, think about, What kinds of “global alliances” and networks already exist in your context? What are key lessons from the history of polio eradication that might be relevant?

Post your answers in the discussion.

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