Infographic: Impact of a Polio-Free Africa

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Impact of a Polio-Free Africa: How eradication efforts have improved global health

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Impact of a Polio-Free Africa:
How eradication efforts have improved global health

People respond faster and smarter:

  • Health workers and community mobilizers have better training to reach all children.
  • Health networks collect and analyze information quickly.
  • Response teams are in place to mobilize during outbreaks.

Health systems work better:

  • Hospitals have procedures for reporting cases of disease.
  • Emergency operations centers are in place.
  • Hard-to-reach communities have improved health infrastructure.

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Page last reviewed: July 21, 2017
Content source: Global Health