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Gillian Leitch

Title Senior Associate
Organization Global Health Strategies

Posts By Gillian Leitch

India’s Polio Eradication Campaign: Behind the Scenes

This month marks one year since India was officially certified polio-free, which means the country has gone four years without a case of wild poliovirus. This is a giant achievement in the global effort to eradicate polio – as recently as 2009, India was home to nearly half the world’s cases and considered the hardest place on earth to stop the disease.

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