End Polio Now

 
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Lack Of Knowledge

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of LACK OF KNOWLEDGE It was in the period of Polio vaccine. during this time health workers came door to door immunisation against Polio but two women my neighbours denied claiming their faith in God doesn't allow medication because he is able to heal. They only seek spiritual intervention when sick. and I saw this was due to lack of knowledge which made these children not to be immunized. But later these women were jailed by the District Medical officer of health. Read more.
Related to project keywords: health workers, vaccine, intervention, immunized, polio
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Project Leader

Amy Young

Evanston , IL United States

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Map of End Polio Now