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    • Polio Eradication and Health Systems in Karachi: Vaccine Refusals in Context 

      Svea Closser; Rashid Jooma; Emma Varley; Naina Qayyum; Sonia Rodrigues; Akasha Sarwar; Patricia Omidian
      Community and health worker engagement will be key to polio eradication in Karachi, Pakistan. In this study, the authors conducted participant observation, interviews, and a document review in SITE Town, Karachi, an area ...
    • The Impact of Polio Eradication on Routine Immunization and Primary Health Care: A Mixed-Methods Study 

      Svea Closser; Kelly Cox; Thomas M. Parris; R. Matthew Landis; Judith Justice; Ranjani Gopinath; Kenneth Maes; Hailom Banteyerga Amaha; Ismaila Zango Mohammed; Aminu Mohammed Dukku; Patricia A. Omidian; Emma Varley; Pauley Tedoff; Adam D. Koon; Laetitia Nyirazinyoye; Matthew A. Luck; W. Frank Pont; Vanessa Neergheen; Anat Rosenthal; Peter Nsubuga; Naveen Thacker; Rashid Jooma; Elizabeth Nuttall
      Background.After 2 decades of focused efforts to eradicate polio, the impact of eradication activities on health systems continues to be controversial. This study evaluated the impact of polio eradication activities on ...
    • Why We Must Provide Better Support for Pakistan's Female Frontline Health Workers 

      Svea Closser; Rashid Jooma
      Summary Points As the Global Polio Eradication Initiative deploys its endgame strategy, the commitment and effectiveness of field health workers in polio-endemic countries is critical. Ongoing attacks on Lady ...