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Welcome to Eradication and the Challenge of Reaching the Last 1%

In this video, Aditi Rao introduces the section on "Eradication and the Challenge of Reaching the Last 1%" (Step 5.10)

Aditi Rao, MSPH
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Having now developed an understanding of processes and considerations in planning and managing a global disease control program from previous lectures, discussions, and readings in this course, we will now explore the impact of the polio eradication in the parts of the world with the final remaining pockets of disease.

  • What do you think might be some of the challenges in reaching the last 1%?
  • What are some advantages of succeeding at reaching the last 1%, beyond simply that polio will be eradicated?

Post your thoughts in the discussion section.

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