Global Polio Eradication Efforts, Senator McConnell and Challenges and Successes Panel

The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosted a conference on U.S. efforts to eradicate polio around the world. This portion… read more

The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosted a conference on U.S. efforts to eradicate polio around the world. This portion included keynote remarks by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). He talked about being treated for polio when he was two years old and the importance of continued funding for the disease. Afterward, a panel of global health experts from the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention discussed the successes and challenges of eradicating polio. close

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  • John J. Hamre President and CEO Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Irene Koek Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator U.S. Administration for International Developement
  • Mitch McConnell U.S. Senator (Class 2) [R] Kentucky
  • J. "Steve" Stephen Morrison Senior Vice President and Director Center for Strategic and International Studies->Global Health Policy Center
  • William Schulter Director Centers for Disease Control and Prevention->Global Immunization Division
  • Lori Sloate Senior Director United Nations Foundation->Global Health
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Global Polio Eradication Efforts, Senator McConnell and Challenges and Successes Panel

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Program ID:
448149-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 11, 2018 | 3:42am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 17, 2018 | 4:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jul 11, 2018 | 3:42am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 13, 2018 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2018 | 8:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 14, 2018 | 2:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 17, 2018 | 4:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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