"Eradicating Polio will be Nigeria's Gift to the World" - 25th ERC

(L-R) Assistant DG for Polio, Emergencies and Country Collaboration, Dr. Bruce Alyward, Executive Director Nat. Pri. Healthcare Dev. Agency, Dr. Mohammed J.G. Ado, and the ERC Chairman, Prof Oyewale Tomori at the just concluded 25th ERC held in Abuja between March 19 - 20, 2013.
(L-R) Assistant DG for Polio, Emergencies and Country Collaboration, Dr. Bruce Alyward, Executive Director Nat. Pri. Healthcare Dev. Agency, Dr. Mohammed J.G. Ado, and the ERC Chairman, Prof Oyewale Tomori at the just concluded 25th ERC held in Abuja between March 19 - 20, 2013.

The Expert Review Committee on Polio Eradication and Routine immunisation in Nigeria met recently in Abuja for the 25th session since its inception. The committee reaffirmed its faith in the ability of Nigeria to stop polio from by end 2013.

Although, the polio eradication programme in Nigeria is faced by operationalas well as security challenges, the Expert Committee said that Nigeria can show the world something special adding that eradicating polio will be Nigeria's gift to the world.

Nigeria Count Down No.44 March 2013 : "Eradicating Polio will be Nigerias Gift to the World" - 25th ERC [pdf: 306 kB]