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Polio Field GuideThis Poliomyelitis Eradication Field Guide presents information and strategies that health workers in the Americas should be familiar with in order to keep the hemisphere polio-free.

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The Field Guide discusses all the components of the eradication strategy, from intensifying immunization and improving specimen collection for cases and contacts, to monitoring coverage levels, evaluating surveillance systems, developing specially targeted vaccination campaigns, and more.

Download: icon Polio Field Guide, Second Edition (3.21 MB)

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 March 2014 16:57

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IPV Training Modules

The following training modules and communication documents are available to support the countries of the Americas with introduction of inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) and provide front-line health workers with skills needed to administer IPV and communicate with caregivers and communities about polio and IPV.


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