Professor Walter Orenstein in Arvo, September 12, 2019

Welcome to a Guest Lecture on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 13:00 in Arvo F211 A+B. The speaker is Professor Walter Orenstein, Emory University, Atlanta GA, USA. The title of his presentation is:
“The Polio Eradication Effort 1988-2019:  Progress, Challenges, and the Critical Role of Research”

Professor Orenstein’s presentation covers the following topics:

– What the definition of eradication is and why polio is a candidate
– Eradication strategy and tools being used to achieve eradication
– Global progress and remaining challenges
– Critical role of research – changing the program to date and future research needed to reach and sustain eradication