ROTARY SUPPORTS WHO DIRECTOR-GENERAL’S PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY FOR POLIO
August 5, 2014
In May, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the international spread of polio a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), and issued a set of recommendations to all polio-impacted countries. On 31 July, the situation was reassessed and the Director-General has declared polio remains a public health emergency.
Lawnmower Ride to End Polio
August 5, 2014
Craig Alford, a member of the Rotary club of Armadale, traveled 2,800 km across Australia on his ride-on lawnmower. Why? To raise awareness and funds for Rotary’s End Polio Now campaign.
Rotary releases US$43.6 million to fight polio in Africa, Asia and the Middle East
July 9, 2014
The fight to end polio will receive an additional US$43.6 million boost from Rotary in support of polio immunization activities, surveillance and research to be carried out by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative.
Rotarian Fights to End Polio, One Book at a Time
July 2, 2014
Rotarian Lee C. Broad has joined the fight to end polio by creating the "Books for Bucks" program. "When I saw Rotary’s commitment to combat the disease, I saw an example of how a community—a global community in Rotary's case—can come together to accomplish a great cause," said Broad on his inspiration to start the program.
Meet Alem Mumuni
June 30, 2014
I believe in our life endeavors, with hard work and the right attitude, all challenges can be overcome if you always believe in yourself. I am a polio survivor, professional footballer, Paralympic cyclist and ambassador for polio and disabled people in Ghana.