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Captured during a Kenyan Field Epidemiology Training Program (KFETP) investigation, this particular image depicted an FETP team of evaluators, conducting a vaccination coverage survey in order to determine the success of the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), and oral polio vaccine (OPV) supplementary immunization activities in the Garissa County division of Dadaab, Kenya in December, 2013.
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”Polio is a crippling and potentially fatal infectious disease. There is no cure, but there are safe, and effective vaccines. Therefore, the strategy to eradicate polio is based on preventing infection by immunizing every child to stop transmission and ultimately make the world polio free."

"In 1988, the World Health Assembly adopted a resolution for the worldwide eradication of polio. It marked the launch of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), spearheaded by national governments, CDC, Rotary International, WHO, and UNICEF, with substantial support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.”

See the links below, for more information on the World polio eradication efforts, or the FETP.

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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:2013
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Links:CDC – Global Health; Global Health Protection & Security; Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP)
CDC – National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases; Vaccines and Immunizations: Polio Vaccination
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Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.

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