Publication

'A Tale of Two Drops' is an interesting and inspiring story about the visionary campaign for polio eradication in Delhi, which became a model for the rest of the country to follow. In fact, it can be adopted as a model for the battle against any widespread disease in the developing world. The book should interest medical professionals, health authorities and non-government organizations engaged in public cause campaigns.

It makes an interesting read on how individuals and organizations in diverse fields – religion, sports, films, art and culture, social service and even politics – were motivated and actively participated in the movement. Innovative and imaginative methods were simultaneously used to achieve quick and effective results.

In brief, it is a guide for policy planners and health workers and offers an insight into a public campaign, which will interest a general reader.

For your convenience, this noteworthy book is published in two languages, in English - 'A Tale of Two Drops' and in Hindi - 'Kahani Do Bundon Ki'. Both the editions were released by Hon'ble Former Prime Minister of India, Sh. Atal Behari Vajpayee in Mavlankar Hall, New Delhi on 7th December, 2004. The books have been published by Prabhat Prakashan, Delhi and Ocean Books Pvt. Ltd. Former Deputy Prime Minister, Sh. LK Advani; Sarkaryavah of RSS, Sh. Mohan Bhagwat and Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Former Health Minister of India were also present on the occasion.