Credibility of polio data from India. There are several implications of this treatment of disease. Salk most children in the U. How would you feel if someone you know was suffering from a case of the poliovirus? Polio attacks the nerve cells and sometimes the central nervous system, causing muscle wasting, paralysis, and even death. And some people do not know all the benefits of having immunization and how vaccines really work.
Other reasons of polio still being wide spread are due to the low levels of literacy causing the community to be unaware of vaccines , people following an unhygienic life, laborers who do not properly wash their hands before eating and improper drainage systems Bano et al. Most people stated that they had heard about polio booths and immunization days either on the television or on the radio. It is a dreaded disease especially in children, it results in infantile paralysis. This is what families in Africa, Asia, and parts of Europe are experiencing. The main objective of this mass immunization programme is to prevent the transmission of wild polio viruses among children of 0-3 years of age group so that the future generation of children will be free of the risk of poliomyelitis. Peoples were before really easy on utilizing disgusting nutrient or imbibe any H2O.
Thus, this lead to the invention of oral vaccines that people can swallow Ballard. These critics base themselves off of fragile and fictitious studies, and then go further to spread their misled beliefs. The diseases history changed when the first vaccine was licensed in 1955. All the three types cause paralysis and the disease is highly communicable. Despite almost a billion dollars being donated for campaigns encouraging polio eradication, due to a shortfall of funds and lack of transparency in governance Nishtar , there is much delay in interrupting the poliovirus transmission in third world countries Kelland.
For example, polio transmission has been re-established in the Indian States of Gujarat and West Bengal and in January 2003, a child was paralyzed by polio in Lebanon for the first time in nearly ten years. Measles Measles is a highly infectious illness caused by a virus. Introduction With the help of the Global Polio Eradication Programme since 1988, the world has been immensely close to eradicating this menace of Polio. Symptoms Non paralytic polio: Fever, Sore throat, Headache, Vomiting, Tiredness, Back pain, stiffness, Neck pain,. With the help of vaccination drives the numbers of cases suffering from Polio were brought down drastically.
Like the doctor said though, polio is still an issue across the globe, and an ever smaller fragment of the population knows the effects of this disease. Though one could ponder the ethical quandary delineated in such a hypothetical situation, this very event has already transpired. As for the Secretariat, it is made up of around 8000 health staff and other experts who work at their headquarters, in different countries, and in six regional offices. This book Polio or poliomyelitis is an infectious disease that is caused by the poliovirus. The African Belt stretches from the Senegal in the west to Ethiopia in the east with 26 countries involved where it contains the highest rates of the disease. After a vaccine was developed and administered rapidly, less than 100 Americans suffered from polio in the 1960s. The Polio Poliomyelitis is a very contagious illness caused by the poliovirus.
Global health and brazilian health responsibility: the case of polio eradication. Sorry, but copying text is forbidden on this website! Meningococcal disease, also known as meningitis, is caused by the bacteria known as Neiserria meningitids, and is one of the leading causes of bacterial meningitis worldwide. A disease is a condition that impairs the proper function of the body or of one of its parts. Strategies of communication used to make people more conscious It also deals about how findings are based on research projects and communication with the people via media formats such as the television, radio and newspapers and social mobilization. Apart from this the polio eradication drive in Pakistan commenced in the year 1995 and their numbers also reduced from 3000 cases to a mere 156 cases that were primarily of wild polio.
Other areas they work with include reducing risks of damage through alcohol, tobacco, and drugs. In the day and age of the internet, what is a person to do. Upon contracting Polio, my patient spent a year at a rehab facility in order to undergo treatment and learn how to better manage the disease. The highest number of cases occurred in 1953 with over 50,000 people infected with the virus. When symptoms do appear, there are differences depending on the type of polio.
The disease, whose symptoms are flu like, stuck mostly children, and in the first half of the 20th century the epidemics of polio were becoming more devastating. Salk also describes his childhood and the events that lead up to his medical breakthrough. . A debilitating disease that was once the affliction of our very own republic. Surveillance is the primary method of data collection used by epidemiologists to identify outbreaks, track the origin of the virus, and target vaccination efforts. Polio was once considered a middle class, because good hygiene could delay exposure of a person to the virus until late childhood, the adolescent years or adulthood, when infection would produce most severe symptoms. Sankara, Junerlyn Agua-Agum and Alhousseine Maiga, June 2013.
Let's take a look at some of the most interesting information I have found. But as many as 20 million people in the world are still suffering from the effects of the poliomyelitis virus. Smoking avoidance not only reduces the risk of developing heart disease, but also the risk of many other serious illnesses, like cancer and emphysema. Over the decades, this belief has faded as poverty has grown despite the spread of education and a more highly educated population. Jonas Salk introduced a way to prevent it. Some argue it is cruel to put animals through experiments that animals have no voice in what is being done to them. A symptom is something a patient can detect, such as fever, bleeding, or pain.
Some misconceptions that surrounded the vaccine were that it caused unknown illness in the children who were given the dose; it was not very effective, gave way to infertility and mainly was a huge campaign that was started so that the Muslim population could be curbed and the Hindu population could have an upper hand Bagchi, 2007. One of the dreadful diseases revealed is polio which is shortened for poliomyelitis Ballard. Poverty and hunger can affect young and old and is the biggest contributor to malnutrition. Infectious diseases have been around for centuries and each year we discover new outbreaks around the world. The countries I will be using during the course of my research will be Pakistan, India, and the United States. Repeat mosquito bites over several months are needed to get filariases. And with this survey merely they could happen the right vaccinum for the remedy of the disease.