Polio is endemic in only three countries in the world – Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Ending the disease forever is truly within our grasp – if we can eradicate it everywhere, including the most remote, insecure and hardest to access locations.
Jim Calverley, RESULTS UK’s Parliamentary Advocacy Officer (Child Heath) speaks to grassroots campaigners from the UK and Canada about his recent trip taking journalists to northern Nigeria, to witness at first-hand how a polio vaccination campaign works on the ground. What are the logistic and cultural barriers to ensuring that no child is missed out?
You can watch the session here (including questions and answers, it lasts about an hour).