A Tale of Two Drops' is an interesting and inspiring story of a trendsetting 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 wide-spread 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 reading how individuals and organizations in diverse fields—religion, sports, films, art and culture, social service and even politics—were motivated and activised to participate in the movement. Innovative and imaginative methods were used, old traditional practices and modern management methods were simultaneously used to achieve quick and effective results.
In brief, it is a guide for policy planners and health workers and an insight in a public campaign which will interest a general reader.