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Elisha P. Renne

Muslim Women of Nigeria) participation on immunisation teams. These efforts have also included community rallies and the solicitation of support from Muslim teachers, religious leaders and governors. Health officials organised a meeting at the offices of the Jam’atu Nasril Islam in Kaduna to encourage Muslim clerics in northern Kaduna State to advise their followers to vaccinate their children for polio. 77 In 2013, the Gates Foundation began a

in The politics of vaccination
Barbra Mann Wall

also were needed to teach birth control and counter the work of Protestants in this arena. Anna Dengel, a sister physician who had worked in India and who actively petitioned the Vatican, was especially concerned about caring for Muslim women who lived in seclusion through the practice of purdah. Thus, the Church finally lifted the ban in 1936.14 The edict made it possible for Marie Martin, an Irish nurse and midwife, to establish the MMM in Nigeria in 1937, with the motherhouse in Drogheda, Ireland. Bishop Charles Heerey, vicar-apostolate in Onitsha and Owerri

in Colonial caring