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Resumed immunization campaigns are critical to preventing COVID-19 as well as polio.

Shabana, a frontline Polio Worker, administers polio drops to children in Roshvala, Faisalabad (Pakistan). Photo: UNICEF Local adaptation and innovation has allowed the resumption of polio immunization campaigns — and points the way to more effective, community-based delivery of a whole range of basic health services. Countries including Afghanistan, Angola, Burkina Faso, Pakistan and the

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Empowered health workers, healthier communities

CHW Grace Karen Akinyi consults with her supervisor Shadrack Werunga, Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: PCSU When COVID-19 began to spread around the world, governments needed to get prevention information out into far-flung communities, and they needed to do it quickly. Particularly in remote settings, community-based health workers (CHWs) typically serve as trusted sources for this kind

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