Lecture event: Polio eradication in India: Recounting the 'Final Push'
UTS:ARCCIM is proud to facilitate an Invited Lecture:
Topic: Polio eradication in India: Recounting the ‘Final Push’
Presenter: Professor Rajib Dasgupta, KTP Visiting Fellow, ARCCIM, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney
Professor, Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Member, National Certigication Commitee for Polio Eradication
When: Wednesday 14 September 2016
Venue: UTS, 235 Jones Street, Ultimo, Building 10, Level 7, Meeting Room 227
This presentation provides an account of the final ten years of the successfully concluded polio eradication efforts in India. The talk highlights issues critical to the success of the program including vaccine innovations and overcoming social resistance. In this talk Prof Dasgupta will share some of his personal insights from the program as well as outline a number of ongoing challenges including emergency responses to Vaccine Derived Polio Virus (VDPV) outbreaks and the introduction of the Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV).
Limited places available and we kindly ask you RSVP to Linda.Paul@uts.edu.au