Monthly Archives: December 2018

Lessons learned and best practices from the Polio Eradication Programme in Nigeria


A new supplement from the World Health Organization published in BMC Public Health explores the Polio Eradication Programme in Nigeria. Because Nigeria has made significant progress in reducing the burden of wild polio virus (WPV), this important supplement presents innovations, lessons learned and best practices that the Nigerian government has implemented between 2014 and 2016 towards interruption of WPV transmission. Here to tell us more is Dr Fiona Braka, co-editor of the supplement.

Developing World Health Medicine

Highlights of the BMC series: November 2018


• Choosing a women’s health career • (Cost-)effectiveness of an internet-based physical activity support program (with and without physiotherapy counselling) on physical activity levels of breast and prostate cancer survivors • Motivators and barriers to vaccination of health professionals against seasonal influenza in primary healthcare • BMC Rheumatology celebrates its one year anniversary • BMC Series welcomes new journal: BMC Chemistry • New thematic series: Machine learning for computational and systems biology

Biology Medicine Open Access