Targeting the last polio sanctuaries with Directly Observed Oral Polio Vaccination (DOPV) in northern Nigeria, (2014–2016)

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Charles Korir; Faisal Shuaib; Usman Adamu; Samuel Bawa; Audu Musa; Abba Bashir; Ayodeji Isiaka; Adamu Ningi; Charity Warigon; Banda Richard; Braka Fiona; Mkanda Pascal; Nkwogu Loveday; Sisay G. Tegegne; Mohammed Abdul-Aziz; Abdullahi Suleiman; Kabiru Mohammed; Melisa Corkum; Chima Onoka; Peter Nsubuga; Yared G. Yehualashet; Rui G. Vaz; Wondimagegnehu Alemu; (2018)
  • Publisher: BMC
  • Journal: BMC Public Health (issn: 1471-2458)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-6182-2
  • Subject: Directly observed polio vaccination | Incentives | Supervision | And compliance | Public aspects of medicine | RA1-1270

Abstract Background The declaration of poliomyelitis eradication as a programmatic emergency for global public health by the 65th World Health Assembly in 2012 necessitated innovations and strategies to achieve results. Review of the confirmed polio cases in 2013 showed... View more
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