0
We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
ARTICLE |

Worldwide Antipolio Campaign Strategy Evolving

Phil Gunby
JAMA. 1992;267(4):479. doi:10.1001/jama.1992.03480040027004.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

ABSTRACT

POLIOMYELITIS eradication officials are looking forward to April, which—if no belated reports come along to spoil things—would be the anniversary of the last confirmed case of polio in Latin America in 1991.

Now, officials of the World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund, and the private sector—particularly the 25 500-club Rotary International organization—are focusing also on Cambodia, China, Laos, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Vietnam.

Year 2000 Eradication Goal  The World Health Organization hopes to eradicate polio worldwide by the year 2000 (JAMA. 1992;267:15-23).One of those working toward this goal, Edward F. Rossomando, PhD, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, is reporting this month on a system to monitor sewage for presence of the polio virus. The biochemist has been testing the system in Mexico with support from the Pan American Health Organization, a regional division of the World Health Organization.

Not Just Poliomyelitis  In addition to polio,

Topics

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Figures

Tables

References

CME
Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();