Summary of Research: Polio eradication in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Nigeria has proven difficult to achieve. In Pakistan, cultural barriers, diplomatic challenges, and regional conflict continue to impact public health efforts. “Vaccine diplomacy” will be necessary to move us forward.
Primary Research: Shakeel SI, Brown M, Sethi S, Mackey TK. Achieving the end game: employing “vaccine diplomacy” to eradicate polio in Pakistan. BMC Public Health (2019). Article 79.