India Polio

Jayanta Dey / Reuters

Our Best Shot At Immunization Success: Winning Over The Community

While the government of India and its many partners deserve credit for making India polio free, the community also played a major role in this success. The long and arduous journey began with the critical challenge of getting the public to understand the importance and impact of vaccinating their children against polio. It is a reality that, even today, there are communities that do not recognize the benefits of immunization.