Expert harps on community health education to sustain zero polio record

Expert harps on community health education to sustain zero polio record

Dr. Asuzu Ujunwa, a medical doctor at Asokoro District Hospital, FCT,  stressed the need for increased community health education and sustenance of government policies to sustain Nigeria’s zero polio record.

Polio is a contagious viral disease caused by the poliovirus, which often leads to nerve injury, paralysis, difficulty breathing and sometimes death.

The international community is set to commemorate the 2019 World Polio Day on Thursday, Oct. 24, to raise awareness about the disease.

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