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This image was created in August, 2014, by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Heath Scientist, and Special Assistant to the Director, Nancy S. Andrade, M.P.A., who captured the photograph while in Equatorial Guinea during a polio vaccination campaign. This was a group children, who’d received their vaccination, and were displaying their left pinky finger for the camera, verifying that they’d been vaccinated. It was also a sign to the community, that these children were taking care of their health, and taking part in a national initiative. This was one of the entries in the 2015 CDC Connects, Public Health in Action Photo Contest.
Additional Information:
Part of the Children's Rights & Emergency Relief Organization's (UNICEF) role during the campaigns was to do monitoring in areas that the vaccinators had visited, in order to confirm that children had in fact been vaccinated. This photo was taken from the UNICEF vehicle that was performing this monitoring during the campaign. Nancy served as a Stop Transmission of Polio (STOP) Program Communications Consultant with UNICEF during this time.

To read more about efforts being made to eradicate polio, see the link below.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ CDC Connects
Creation Date:2014
Photo Credit:Nancy S. Andrade, M.P.A.
Links:CDC - Global Health; Global Health - Global Immunization; Stop Transmission of Polio (STOP) Program
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Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Investigative Techniques
Immunologic Techniques
Immunization
Immunotherapy, Active
Vaccination
Mass Immunization
Therapeutics
Biological Therapy
Immunotherapy
Immunization
Immunotherapy, Active
Vaccination
Mass Immunization
Biological Sciences
Environment and Public Health
Public Health
Public Health Practice
Communicable Disease Control
Immunization
Mass Immunization
Vaccination
Primary Prevention
Immunization
Mass Immunization
Vaccination
Chemicals and Drugs
Immunologic and Biological Factors
Biological Products
Vaccines
Vaccines, Inactivated
Poliovirus Vaccine, Inactivated
Viral Vaccines
Poliovirus Vaccines
Poliovirus Vaccine, Inactivated
Poliovirus Vaccine, Oral
Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Central Nervous System Infections
Central Nervous System Viral Diseases
Myelitis
Poliomyelitis
Poliomyelitis
Myelitis
Poliomyelitis
Spinal Cord Diseases
Myelitis
Poliomyelitis
Poliomyelitis
Neuromuscular Diseases
Motor Neuron Disease
Poliomyelitis
Virus Diseases
Central Nervous System Viral Diseases
Myelitis
Poliomyelitis
Poliomyelitis
RNA Virus Infections
Picornaviridae Infections
Enterovirus Infections
Poliomyelitis
Geographic Locations
Geographic Locations
Africa
Africa South of the Sahara
Africa, Central
Equatorial Guinea
Health Care
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services
Health Services
Preventive Health Services
Primary Prevention
Immunization
Mass Immunization
Vaccination
Organisms
Viruses
RNA Viruses
Picornaviridae
Enterovirus
Polioviruses
Poliovirus
Vertebrate Viruses
RNA Viruses
Picornaviridae
Enterovirus
Polioviruses
Poliovirus
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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