The final push for polio eradication: addressing the challenge of violence in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nigeria

PLoS Med. 2013 Oct;10(10):e1001529. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001529. Epub 2013 Oct 8.


Seye Abimbola and colleagues provide a view from Nigeria, Pakistan, and Afghanistan on global efforts to eradicate polio in those countries. Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary.

MeSH terms

  • Afghanistan / epidemiology
  • Humans
  • Nigeria / epidemiology
  • Pakistan / epidemiology
  • Poliomyelitis / prevention & control*

Grant support

No specific funding was received for writing this manuscript.