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July 19, 2016

Interventions for Improving Coverage of Childhood Immunisation in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

"Giving information about vaccination to parents and community members, handing out specially designed vaccination reminder cards, offering vaccines through regular immunisation outreach with and...

July 19, 2016

Association of Volunteer Communication Mobilizers' Polio-Related Knowledge and Job-Related Characteristics with Health Message Delivery Performance in Kano District of Nigeria

"The success of any community health awareness interventions including polio eradication programs largely depends on health workers having appropriate knowledge and skills, and on their quality...

July 12, 2016

Purple4Polio

Launched in July 2016, Purple4Polio is designed to unite United Kingdom (UK) communities to engage in activities as part of the final global push to eradicate polio for good. As part of the campaign...

July 12, 2016

Improving Polio Campaign Quality in Jordan, Somalia, and South Sudan

"For the World Health Organization (WHO) and ministries of health working to combat and forever put an end to the debilitating poliovirus, access to accurate and time-sensitive information makes a...

July 8, 2016

Pathogens, Prejudice, and Politics: The Role of the Global Health Community in the European Refugee Crisis

In light of the fact that the number of displaced people reached a total of 60 million worldwide in 2015, this opinion piece explores contributions the global health community can make to help...

July 8, 2016

The Agents of Polio Eradication

"Sometimes it takes different methods of communication to get a story told around the world." This animated video from Rotary International as part of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI)...

July 5, 2016

Uganda Rolls Out Compulsory Immunization to Dispel Anti-Vaccine Myths

"They said the vaccines are made out of pigs, wild animals, (that) our children will behave like wild animals." - Minister of Parliament (MP) Huda Oleru This news article describes one approach to...

June 22, 2016

Campaign for Post Polio Syndrome (PPS)

"Living with the effects of Polio and Post Polio Syndrome (PPS) can influence many areas of life, but here at The British Polio Fellowship we work hard to help members achieve the greatest level of...

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June 3, 2016

"Let's raise our voice to celebrate African Vaccination Week and close the immunisation gap!"

Celebrated each year since 2011,...

June 1, 2016

"Community and health worker engagement will be key to polio eradication in Karachi, Pakistan."

May 31, 2016

"Overall, the SMS approach did reach a large number of people in a short time compared to conventional methods like interpersonal...

May 13, 2016

This guidance document was designed to prepare Sri Lanka's National Switch Coordination Committee (NSCC) and other stakeholders for the April 30...

May 13, 2016

This video from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation highlights the essential role data and information play in finding and preventing poliovirus...

May 13, 2016

"...just as the Western Pacific Region was seen as a leader in polio eradication by being the second ever WHO region to be certified as polio-...

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