Rotary lights a fire under eradication efforts
April 15, 2015
The Rotary “Flame” launched in December in Chennai, India, symbolizes Rotary’s dedication to making the world polio-free. The torch, like the PolioPlus program, will have touched every continent by the time it ends its journey in São Paulo, Brazil, at the Rotary International Convention in June.
Running so others can walk
April 14, 2015
The Rotary Club from Calapan and the Calapeños in the Philippines and hundreds of community members took part in a race to support polio eradication efforts.
The people behind India's success
April 3, 2015
A World Health Organization surveillance medical officer in India shares his experience during polio immunization campaigns before India became polio-free in 2011. Read about the successes and challenges he encountered.
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.