The World Health Organization's plan of action for global eradication of poliomyelitis by the year 2000.

@article{Henderson1989TheWH,
  title={The World Health Organization's plan of action for global eradication of poliomyelitis by the year 2000.},
  author={R. H. Henderson},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1989},
  volume={569},
  pages={69-85}
}
  • R. H. Henderson
  • Published 1989 in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Appreciating the rapid progress being achieved by the Expanded Programme on Immunization, as evidenced by coverage for a third dose of poliomyelitis or diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus vaccines of over 50% of children under the age of one year in developing countries, as well as by the prevention of the death of more than one million children from measles, neonatal tetanus or pertussis, and the prevention of the crippling of nearly 200 000 children through poliomyelitis annually in these countries;