Coffee with Polio Experts: Dr Mohammad Al Safadi, WHO HQ

Dr Mohammad Al Safadi, Technical Officer for Polio Outbreak Preparedness and Response, WHO HQ, talks to us about the tactics and strategies used to successfully stop an outbreak in Syria in 2017/18.


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