Celebrating and sustaining a polio-free India
March 27, 2015
Since World Health Organization (WHO) certified the South-East Asia Region, polio free on March 27, 2014, the India National PolioPlus Committee’s “Keep India Polio-Free” campaign has continued regular immunization campaigns. The campaign relies on the support of entire communities, religious groups, and political bodies.
Corporate partnership provides clean water for 20,000
March 20, 2015
The Pakistan PolioPlus Committee and Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan partnered to build a water filtration plant in Karachi, which opened in January 2014. The plant produces 3,000 gallons of filtered water per day, giving 20,000 people access to safe water.
The Heart of India’s Polio Program
March 7, 2015
Rotary member and polio survivor, Ann Lee Hussey, shares her experience on a recent trip to India for an immunization campaign. Hussey shares stories about working with the inspiring women health workers in India.
The fight is personal for Angélique Kidjo
March 5, 2015
Grammy award winner Angélique Kidjo pays tribute to Rotary’s work to end polio worldwide in the video of her song, “Eva.”
Spreading the word in Angola to end polio
March 2, 2015
A Brazilian health communications specialist talks about her efforts to end polio in Angola.