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Seven Items on Polio in Nigeria

Tuesday, 30th of April 2019 Print

Seven items on Polio in Nigeria

Below, please find 7 recent publications on polio and polio eradication in Nigeria. Note, in particular, the use of SMS messaging and smartphones in AFP surveillance, fifth and sixth items respectively.

Good reading.

 

 

 

  1. Profile of polio-compatible cases in Nigeria, 2006-2016.

Hamisu AW, Shuaib F, Johnson TM, Craig K, Fiona B, Banda R, Tegegne SG, Oyetunji A, Erbeto TB, Nsubuga P, Vaz RG, Muhamed AJG, Usman A.

BMC Public Health. 2018 Dec 13;18(Suppl 4):1308. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-6184-0

https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-018-6184-0

 

  1. Targeting the last polio sanctuaries with Directly Observed Oral Polio Vaccination (DOPV) in northern Nigeria, (2014-2016).

Korir C, Shuaib F, Adamu U, Bawa S, Musa A, Bashir A, Isiaka A, Ningi A, Warigon C, Richard B, Fiona B, Pascal M, Loveday N, Tegegne SG, Abdul-Aziz M, Suleiman A, Mohammed K, Corkum M, Onoka C, Nsubuga P, Yehualashet YG, Vaz RG, Alemu W.

BMC Public Health. 2018 Dec 13;18(Suppl 4):1314. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-6182-2

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30541493

 

  1. Towards an effective poliovirus laboratory containment strategy in Nigeria.

Ticha JM, Matthew KO, Hamisu AW, Fiona B, Mkanda P, Nsubuga P, Tesfaye E, Craig K, Andrew E, Emelife O, Shuaib F, Folasade A, Adeniji J, Adamu U, Dallatu M, Oyeyinka G, Brown H, Nnamah N, Okwori J, Chinedu C, Anibijuwon I, Olubusuyi A, Emmanuel D, Bagana M, Baba M, Nicksy G, Banda R, Tegegne SG, Oyetunji A, Diop O, Tomori O, Vaz RG.

BMC Public Health. 2018 Dec 13;18(Suppl 4):1304. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-6181-3

https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-018-6181-3

 

  1. Impact of engaging security personnel on access and polio immunization outcomes in security-inaccessible areas in Borno state, Nigeria.

Nkwogu L, Shuaib F, Braka F, Mkanda P, Banda R, Korir C, Bawa S, Mele S, Saidu M, Mshelia H, Shettima A, Tegegne SG, Yehualashet YG, Adamu U, Nsubuga P, Vaz RG, Wondimagegnehu A.

BMC Public Health. 2018 Dec 13;18(Suppl 4):1311. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-6188-9

https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-018-6188-9

 

  1. Strengthening the Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) Surveillance Component of the Polio Eradication Initiative through Short Message Service (SMS) Reminders; Experience from Sokoto State, Nigeria 2014.

Adegoke OJ, Takane M, Biya O, Ota M, Murele B, Mahoney F, Nguku P, Okayasu H.

J Immunol Sci. 2018 Jul 3;Suppl(10):68-74.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6398576/

 

  1. AVADAR (Auto-Visual AFP Detection and Reporting): demonstration of a novel SMS-based smartphone application to improve acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance in Nigeria.

Shuaib FMB, Musa PF, Gashu ST, Onoka C, Ahmed SA, Bagana M, Galway M, Braka F, Muluh TJ, Banda R, Akpan G, Tunji A, Idris UK, Olusoga A, Briand P, Obiako N, Nebechukwu T, Mkanda P.

BMC Public Health. 2018 Dec 13;18(Suppl 4):1305. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-6187-x

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30541508

 

  1. Using the polio programme to deliver primary health care in Nigeria: implementation research.

Bawa S, McNab C, Nkwogu L, Braka F, Obinya E, Galway M, Mirelman AJ, Hammanyero KI, Safiyanu G, Chukwuji M, Ongwae K, Mkanda P, Corkum M, Hegg L, Tollefson D, Umar S, Audu S, Gunda H, Chinta M, Jean Baptiste AE, Bagana M, Shuaib F.

Bull World Health Organ. 2019 Jan 1;97(1):24-32. doi: 10.2471/BLT.18.211565

https://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/97/1/18-211565.pdf

 

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