Social mobilization was the backbone of polio eradication efforts with health workers, combating polio “community by community by community,” UNICEF Executive Director Tony Lake told Devex Impact associate editor Adva Saldinger in an exclusive interview.
Understanding the community structure was crucial to reach traditional and religious leaders, the UNICEF chief said.
Jacques is a copy editor at Devex’s news production team. Previously, he worked with the Philippine Department of Tourism and the World Wide Fund for Nature. He is currently taking his master’s degree in communication from the University of the Philippines Diliman.
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