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The end of polio : a global effort to end a disease

Author: Sebastião Salgado
Publisher: Boston : Bulfinch Press, AOL Time Warner Book Group, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An inspirational account of the global initiative to eliminate the scourge of polio offers one hundred stunning duotone photographs that capture the campaign in five polio endemic nations--Democratic Republic of Congo, India, Pakistan, Somalia, and Sudan.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial Works
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sebastião Salgado
ISBN: 0821228501 9780821228500 0821228625 9780821228623
OCLC Number: 53216741
Description: 158 pages : illustrations (chiefly illustrations) ; 27 cm
Contents: Foreword by Kofi A. Annan --
A global effort to end a disease / by Siddharth Dube --
The global campaign: photographs by Sebastião Salgado --
Democratic Republic of Congo: Children on the river / by Mark Dennis --
Sudan: Tracking the last case / by Chris Zimmerman --
Pakistan: Perilous border crossings / by Katja Schemionek --
Somalia: Lines drawn in the sand / by Christine McNab --
India: Stalking a virus house-by-house / by Siddharth Dube --
Interview: Dr. Ciro A. Quadros / by Carole Naggar --
Timeline: a history of the disease --
Financing the end of polio --
How to help.
Responsibility: photographs by Sebastião Salgado ; foreword by Kofi A. Annan.

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An inspiring and poignant chronicle of the global initiative to eradicate polio, from world-renowned photographer Sebastio Selgado. The book includes a comprehensive history of the disease in the  Read more...

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