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Vertical and Integrated Approaches: Does Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) Surveillance Support the Health System?

Here, Svea Closser discusses pros and cons of integrating surveillance systems into existing health systems. (Step 2.20)

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

In the lecture, Svea Closser describes how polio eradication activities have contributed to building human resource capacity at the individual and system level.

Can you think of other similar unintended positive consequences of implementing the polio surveillance system and integrating it into existing systems?

Post your response in the discussion.

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