Carlos Santamaria is a multimedia journalist and editor based in Manila. A former Devex associate editor, he has over a decade of experience working for international media outlets such as Reuters, Associated Press, Xinhua and EFE in Spain, China, the Philippines, Thailand and the United States, and has covered major crisis situations on the ground in Myanmar and Japan. Carlos is currently an editorial and communications consultant with the Asian Development Bank.
Polio eradication is within reach, but vaccination efforts must continue apace to stamp out the disease once and for all. Experts share tips on how lessons learned from the #EndPolio fight can guide future global health campaigns.
Polio-free now for over a year, Nigeria holds the key to finally eradicating the disease from Africa once and for all. We learn the inside story of how this development milestone was accomplished, despite myriad challenges.
Development organizations are regularly faced with tough decisions in crisis situations: How do they react immediately to the unexpected and how do they prepare to deal with crises in countries where conflict is a constant threat? Devex learned a few tips from organizations working on the ground in South America, Africa and Asia.