Improving polio vaccination during supplementary campaigns at areas of mass transit in India
- Nigeria uses tech to fight polio. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;11/19/2013, pA02
Thanks to the World Health Organization and funding by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, doctors are using technology to track teams of health care workers going door to door in Nigeria's Kano state to immunize children under 5 years old to help eradicate polio. Doctors can follow the...
- Quantifying the Impact of Expanded Age Group Campaigns for Polio Eradication. Wagner, Bradley G.; Behrend, Matthew R.; Klein, Daniel J.; Upfill-Brown, Alexander M.; Eckhoff, Philip A.; Hu, Hao // PLoS ONE;Dec2014, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p1
A priority of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) 2013â€“2018 strategic plan is to evaluate the potential impact on polio eradication resulting from expanding one or more Supplementary Immunization Activities (SIAs) to children beyond age five-years in polio endemic countries. It...
- HEALTH FACILITY-BASED SURVEY OF POLIOVIRUS ANTIBODY PREVALENCE AMONGST CHILDREN IN KEBBI STATE, NORTH WEST, NIGERIA. Yusuf, K. M.; Jatau, E. D.; Yakubu, S. E.; Ahmad, B. S.; Nuhu, A.; Iya, Z. A.; Yahaya, A. E. // Bayero Journal of Pure & Applied Sciences;Dec2015, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p14
Background: High level of Poliovirus protective antibodies, must at all times be sustained in a community if poliomyelitis eradication is to be achieved. For some time now children have been vaccinated against poliomyelitis through various means in Northern Nigeria without authorities taking...
- China to give polio vaccine to 200 million in two days. // Nation's Health;Dec93, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p16
Reports on the immunization of nearly 200 million children in the People's Republic of China on National Immunization Days in December and January. Administration of oral polio vaccine; China's immunization project as part of an overall effort by the Western Pacific Region (WPR) of the World...
- Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication--Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1998-October 1999. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;1/12/2000, Vol. 283 Issue 2, p195
Summarizes the progress of poliomyelitis eradication efforts in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, through vaccination, from 1998-October 1999. Routine vaccination coverage; Supplementary vaccination activities; Challenges encountered in implementing accelerated polio eradication activities.
- African countries unite in the fight against polio. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;11/13/2010, Issue 616, p11
The article reports on the mass immunization campaign to prevent polio in children across Africa.
- Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication--Western... // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/28/1997, Vol. 46 Issue 47, p1113
Details the routine and supplemental vaccination activities in countries in the Western Pacific Region as part of the effort of the World Health Assembly to eradicate poliomyelitis. Routine vaccination coverage; National or sub-national immunization days; High-risk immunization response;...
- Progress Toward Poliomyelitis Eradication--West and Central Africa, 1999-2000. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/15/2001, Vol. 50 Issue 23, p481
Summarizes the routine polio vaccination coverage, surveillance for acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) during 1999-2000, and the synchronization of national immunization days (NIDs) against polio during 2000 and early 2001 in west and central Africa. Coverage of the routine vaccination; Information...
- Polio immunization. // Presidents & Prime Ministers;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p34
Reports that the Government of India took all possible steps for the second phase of the nationwide Pulse Polio Immunization Program. Number of children to be immunized; International agencies that extended cooperation for the program; Number of doses of Oral Polio Vaccine required for the program.