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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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The Role of Research

The Role of Research

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Disease Eradication in the 21st Century

Julie Jacobson

The MIT Press

This chapter highlights the important role of research in disease elimination or eradication. It reviews the lessons learned in the elimination and eradication programs, identifies gaps in knowledge, and emphasizes opportunities for learning and debates. The chapter also discusses the framework and its crucial elements in designing a research strategy in elimination or eradication programs, concluding with some guiding principles for research.

Keywords:   research, disease elimination, eradication, eradication programs, research strategy

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