Production date: 2-3 March 2007
Keywords: UNICEF, children, women, girls, boys, polio, immunization, measles, northern Nigeria
Main shooting locations: Kaduna, northern Nigeria
Main sequences: For the Nigerian Government and its partners such as UNICEF, mobilizing traditional and religious leaders has been a key strategy in the campaign to eradicate polio. With their influence, immunization has become more openly accepted in many communities and institutions, including Koranic schools. Nigeria reported more than 1,000 polio cases – half of the global total – in 2006.
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