8/09/2013

Communication In Action Polio News Africa



Aisha may not be able to read, but she never forgets a name, or a child. Her own tragedy was too great.
"Where are Hassan, Hassana and the other kids?" Aisha asks the woman of the house from the doorway.


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Kano State, northern Nigeria, where more than one-third of all children still remain under-immunized once again finds itself at the centre of the countries polio outbreak, currently with 62 cases. Along with other high-risk states, Kano embarked on a massive door-to-door polio immunization campaign between 7-10 July. Government, traditional and religious leaders, media, community health workers, and a wide range of stakeholders, collaborated to make this exercise a success.


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As part of a ground-breaking public-private partnership to fight polio, Nigeria is harnessing the power of smartphones to monitor real-time performance of vaccination teams during door-to-door campaigns. Using GPS data, a specially designed android application helps map the location of communities in high-risk areas for polio, and for the first time enables monitoring of the quality and coverage of campaigns in real-time.


The Polio Crusade

THE POLIO CRUSADE IN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE A GOOD VIDEO THE STORY OF THE POLIO CRUSADE pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease. The medical breakthrough saved countless lives and had a pervasive impact on American philanthropy that ... Continue reading..http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/polio/

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