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Andrus J.K.; Perry, H.B.; Community engagement, ownership, and civil society organizations in polio eradication. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 101(Suppl 4), 2019, pp. 1–3.

Losey., L.; Ogden, E.; Bisrat, F.; Solomon, R; Newberry, D.; Coates; E. Ward D,.; Hilmi, L.; LeBan, K.; Burrowes, V.; Perry H.B. The CORE Group Polio Project: an overview of its history and its contributions to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 101(Suppl 4), 2019, pp. 4–14.

Solomon, R. (2019). Involvement of civil society in India’s polio eradication program: lessons learned. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 101(Suppl 4), 2019, pp. 15–20.

Awale, J.; Choudhary, M.; Solomon, R.; Chaturvedi, A. (2019). Effective partnership mechanisms: A legacy of the Polio eradication initiative in India and their potential for addressing other public health priorities. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 101(Suppl 4), 2019, pp. 21–32.

Choudhary, M.; Perry, H.B.; Solomon, R. (2019) Effectiveness of a census-based management information system for guiding polio
eradication and routine immunization activities: evidence from the CORE Group Polio Project
in Uttar Pradesh.
 Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 101(Suppl 4), 2019, pp. 33–44.

Asegedew, B.; Tessema, F.; Perry, H.B.; Bisrat, F. (2019) The CORE Group Polio Project’s community volunteers and polio eradication in Ethiopia: self-reports of their activities, knowledge, and contributions. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 101(Suppl 4), 2019, pp. 45–51.

Tessema, F.; Bisrat, F.; Kidane, L.; Assres, M.; Tadesse, T.; Asegedew, B. (2019). Improvements in Polio Vaccination Status and Knowledge about Polio Vaccination in the CORE Group Polio Project Implementation Areas in Pastoralist and Semi-Pastoralist Regions in Ethiopia, Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 101(Suppl 4), 2019, pp. 52–58.

Stamidis, K.V.; Bologna, L.; Bisrat, F.; Tadesse T.; Tessema F.; Kang, E. (2019). Trust, communication, and community networks: How the CORE Group Polio Project community volunteers led the fight against Polio in Ethiopia’s most at-risk areas trust. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 101(Suppl 4), 2019, pp. 59–67.

Chimpololo, A.; Burrowes, V. (2019)Use of Social Mobilization and Community Mobilizers by Non-governmental Health Organizations in Malawi to Support the Eradication of Polio, Improve Routine Immunization Coverage, and Control Measles and Neonatal Tetanus Use of Social Mobilization NGO Malawi_Chimpololo. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 101(Suppl 4), 2019, pp. 85–90.

Kisanga A., Abiuda B. (2019). Evaluation of the Functionality and Effectiveness of the CORE Group Polio Project’s Community-
Based Acute Flaccid Paralysis Surveillance System in South Sudan
. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 101(Suppl 4), 91–99.

Arale, A.; Lutukai, M. ; Mohamed S.; Bologna L.; Stamidis K.V. (2019) Preventing importation of poliovirus in the Horn of Africa: The success of the cross-border health initiative in Kenya and Somalia. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 101(Suppl 4), pp. 100–106.

Perry, H.B.; Solomon, R.; Bisrat, F.; Hilmi, L.; Stamidis, K.V.; Steinglass, R.; Weiss, W.; Losey, L.; Ogden, E. (2019) Lessons Learned from the CORE Group Polio Project and Their Relevance for Other Global Health Priorities. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 101(Suppl 4), 2019, pp. 107–112.

Bisrat, F. Endeavors to improve immunization uptake in Ethiopia [Editorial]. The Ethiopian Journal of Health Development, 33(Special issue).

Tadesse, T., Gelaw, B., Haile, Y., Bisrat, F., Kidanne, L., Asres, M., Asress, A., Asegdew, B. & Tessema F. (2019) Immunization service availability and readiness in primary health care in pastoral and semi-pastoral CGPP Ethiopia implementation districts. The Ethiopian Journal of Health Development, 33(Special issue).

Asres, M., Tessema, F. (2019) Contribution of plastic bags to the retention of child immunization cards in Gambella Region and Assosa Zone, Benishangul-Gumuz Region, Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Journal of Health Development, 33(Special issue).

Bisrat, F., Abdissa, S., Asres, M., Tadesse, T., Kidanne, L., Asegdew, B., Zeleke, S., Asress, A., Tessema, F. (2019) Healthcare workers readiness immunization services at primary health care units in pastoral and semi-pastoral regions in Ethiopia: CORE Group Polio Project implementation areas. The Ethiopian Journal of Health Development, 33(Special issue).

Kidanne, L., Solomon, M., Bisrat, F., Asres, M., Tadesse, T.,  Asress, A.,  Asegdew, B., Zeleke, S., Tessema, F. (2019) Child vaccination timing intervals and missed opportunities in pastoral and semi-pastoral areas in Ethiopia . The Ethiopian Journal of Health Development, 33(Special issue).

Asres, M., Wachiso, A., Bisrat, F., Tadesse, T., Kidanne, L., Asegdew, B., Asress, A., Tessema, F. (2019) Immunization service providers’ knowledge, attitude and practice in primary health care units in pastoral and semi-pastoral areas of Ethiopia: CORE Group Polio Project. The Ethiopian Journal of Health Development, 33(Special issue).

Choudhary, M., Solomon R., Awale, J., Dey R. (2018). Demand-side determinants of timely vaccination of oral polio vaccine in social mobilization network areas of CORE Group polio project in Uttar Pradesh, India. BMC Infectious Diseases, 18(222).

Curry, D. W., Perry, H. B., Tirmizi, S. N., Goldstein, A. L., Lynch, M. C. (2014). Assessing the Effectiveness of House-to-House Visits on Routine Oral Polio Immunization Completion and Tracking of Defaulters. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 32(2), 356-366.

Weiss, W. M., Choudhary, M., & Solomon, R. (2013). Performance and determinants of routine immunization coverage within a polio eradication program in Uttar Pradesh, India: Social Mobilization Network (SM Net) and CORE Group Polio Project (CGPP). BMC International Health and Human Rights.

Coates, E. A., Waisbord, S., Awale, J., Solomon, R., Dey, R. (2013). Successful polio eradication in Uttar Pradesh, India: the pivotal contribution of the Social Mobilization Network, an NGO/UNICEF collaboration. Global Health: Science and Practice, 1(1), 68-83.

Curry, D., Bisrat, F., Coates, E., & Altman, P. (2013). Reaching beyond the health post: Community-based surveillance for polio eradication. Development in Practice, 23(1), 69-78.

Weiss, W. M., Hafizur, R., Solomon, R., & Ward, D. (2013). Determinants of performance of supplemental immunization activities for polio eradication in Uttar Pradesh, India: social mobilization activities of the Social Mobilization Network (SM Net) and CORE Group Polio Project (CGPP). BMC Infectious Diseases, 13(17).

Bisrat, F., and Fantahun, M. (Eds.). (2013). Contributing Towards Polio Eradication in Ethiopia [Supplement]. Ethiopian Medical Journal, 1.

Weiss, W. M., Rahman, M. H., Solomon, R., Singh, V., & Ward, D. (2011). Outcomes of polio eradication activities in Uttar Pradesh, India: the Social Mobilization Network (SM Net) and CORE Group Polio Project (CGPP). BMC Infectious Diseases, 11(117).


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