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Bugs, Drugs & Smoke by W.H.O

Bugs, Drugs & Smoke by W.H.O

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Raising awareness on Bugs, Drugs & Smoke through stories from public health by #WHO - Hult Student Social Marketing Team
Raising awareness on Bugs, Drugs & Smoke through stories from public health by #WHO - Hult Student Social Marketing Team

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BUGS
,
DRUGS
&
 
SMOKE
Stories from Public Health
 
WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication DataBugs, drugs and smoke: stories rom public health.1.Public health - history. 2.Communicable disease control. 3.Mental disorders - prevention and control. 4.World health - history. 5.Public health practice - standards.6.Disease outbreaks. 7.Research. 8.World Health Organization - history. I.World Health Organization.ISBN 978 92 4 156436 6 (NLM classication: WA 540)©
World Health Organization 2011
All rights reserved. Publications of the World Health Organization are available on the WHO web site (www.who.int) or can be purchased from WHO Press, World
Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland (tel.: +41 22 791 3264; ax: +41 22 791 4857; e-mail:bookorders@who.int).
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through the WHO web site (http://www.who.int/about/licensing/copyright_orm/en/index.html). The designations employed and the presentation o the material in this publication do not imply the expression o any opinion whatsoever on the part o the World
Health Organization concerning the legal status o any country, territory, city or area or o its authorities, or concerning the delimitation o its rontiers or boundaries.
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in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned. Errors and omissions excepted, the names of proprietary products are distinguished by initial
capital letters.
All reasonable precautions have been taken by the World Health Organization to verify the information contained in this publication. However, the publishedmaterial is being distributed without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. The responsibility for the interpretation and use of the material lies with
the reader. In no event shall the World Health Organization be liable or damages arising rom its use.We would like to thank the ollowing or their contribution:External collaborators:
Grégoire Ahongbonon, Stefan Gutnick Allen, Viviana Balanescu, Stella Bialous, John Crofton, Nira Datta, Mahendra Dutta, William Foege, Sarah Furnell, Anna Gilmore, Stanton Glantz,
Nokhwezi Hoboyi, Gary Humphreys, Boris Kazyenny, Jessie Kennelly, Imran Khan, Ali Maow Maalin, Sam March, Dilip Mahalanabis, Judith McKay, Débora Miranda, Victor Punga, GrigoryVolchenkov, Jefrey Wigand and Elena Zolotova.Former WHO staf:Dhiman Barua, David Bramley, Kevin De Cock, Emilie Ferreira, Soraya Florez-Khamsi, Alice Ghent, Nicole Grasset, Maryonne Grissetti, Donald A. Henderson, Helen Herrman, Itzhak Levav,Ariel Pablos-Mendez, Thomson Prentice and Emma Ross.WHO technical departments:Child and Adolescent Health and Development (CAH), Communications (DCO), Global Alert and Response (GAR), Health Systems Financing (HSF), Health Statistics and Inormatics (HIS),HIV/AIDS (HIV), Knowledge Management and Sharing (KMS), Mental Health and Substance Abuse (MSD), Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI) and Stop TB (STB).Editor: Fiona FleckProduction editor: Melanie LaucknerDesign & layout: Sophie Guetaneh Aguettant and Cristina OrtizPrinted in France.
 
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Contents
When WHO was ounded 5Inspired by Soviet success 6Campaign gets a boost 8Saved by a ‘sewing needle’ 10Breakthrough in Nigeria 11India the last bastion 13Operation Smallpox Zero 16The smallpox legacy 20Preace vii
Chapter 1
smallpox
eradicating an ancient scourge 1

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