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Major shift in national health policy towards poliomyelitis in Pakistan reaps rewards

journal contribution
posted on 24.05.2018, 00:00 by AW Khan, Andrew Taylor-Robinson
Poliomyelitis has in recent decades been well controlled by vaccination worldwide. In Pakistan polio eradication was never achieved. Clinical cases of polio recently increased, to which the Pakistan government implemented a radical new polio eradication plan. In the last two years, polio-associated morbidity has reduced considerably. Signs are cautiously positive for future elimination of polio from Pakistan.

History

Volume

22

Issue

3

Start Page

153

End Page

155

Number of Pages

3

ISSN

2468-0451

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

Acceptance Date

04/06/2017

External Author Affiliations

Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Era Eligible

No

Journal

Infection, Disease and Health

Exports

CQUniversity

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