The politics of polio in northern Nigeria

Dublin Core

Title

The politics of polio in northern Nigeria

Author

Renne, Elisha P.

Publisher

Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010.

Place of Publication

United States of America: Bloomington, IN

No. of Pages

169 p.

Language

English

Publication Date

20100000

Primary keywords

immunization--[pri];Islamic ethics--[pri];public health--[pri];poliomyelitis--[pri];refusal to participate--[pri];safety--[pri];vaccines--[pri]

Secondary keywords

anthropology;bioethics;children;communicable disease control;ethical relativism;health care delivery;health services research;historical aspects;Koran;Muslims;parental consent;primary health care;program evaluation;public policy;resource allocation;risk;treatment refusal;trust

Subject

Nigeria--[pri]

Primary Document Type

b

Table Of Contents

Introduction: protesting polio -- Smallpox and polio histories -- Politics and polio in Nigeria -- Islam and immunization in Northern Nigeria -- Polio, disability, and begging -- Polio in Northern Nigeria and Northeastern Ghana -- The ethics of eradication

Call Number

RA644 .P9 R46 2010

ISBN

9780253222282

Collection

Citation

“The politics of polio in northern Nigeria,” Islamic Medical & Scientific Ethics, accessed June 18, 2024, http://imse.ibp.georgetown.domains/items/show/34636.