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The Politics of Polio in Northern Nigeria [PDF / EPUB] The Politics of Polio in Northern Nigeria In 2008, Northern Nigeria had the greatest number of confirmed cases of polio in the world and was the source of outbreaks in several West African countries Elisha P Renne explores the politics and so In , Northern Nigeria had the of Polio ePUB ´ greatest number of confirmed cases of polio in the world and was the source of outbreaks in several West African countries Elisha P Renne explores the politics and social dynamics of the Northern Nigerian response to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, which has been met with extreme skepticism, subversion, and the refusal of some parents to immunize their children Renne explains this resistance by situating the eradication effort within the social, political, cultural, and historical context of the experience of polio in Northern Nigeria Questions of vaccine safety, the ability of the The Politics PDF/EPUB or government to provide basic health care, and the role of the international community are factored into this sensitive and complex treatment of the ethics of global polio eradication efforts.

  • Paperback
  • 192 pages
  • The Politics of Polio in Northern Nigeria
  • Elisha P. Renne
  • English
  • 22 August 2019
  • 9780253222282