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Disease Eradication in the 21st CenturyImplications for Global Health$
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Stephen L. Cochi and Walter R. Dowdle

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780262016735

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262016735.001.0001

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How Can Elimination and Eradication Initiatives Best Contribute to Health Systems Strengthening?

How Can Elimination and Eradication Initiatives Best Contribute to Health Systems Strengthening?

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Disease Eradication in the 21st Century
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Stewart Tyson

Robin Biellik

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262016735.003.0016

This chapter examines the influence of targeted disease elimination or eradication initiatives on efforts to build sustainable health services in developing countries. It discusses the effective donor assistance for health, fragile health systems, the effect of disease eradication programs in health systems, and the ways in which future elimination/eradication initiatives best contribute to the strengthening of health systems.

Keywords:   disease elimination, eradication initiatives, health services, donor assistance, fragile health systems, disease eradication programs, health systems

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