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Nigerians celebrate World Polio Day with Walk a-thon

Rotarians, Rotaract members, school children, parents as well as polio victims carried out a sensitization programme in celebration of the World Polio Day and to end polio in Nigeria. 180 more words


Photos of World Polio Day events

Rotary Voices staff

From the opening of a polio exhibit at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, to the illumination of the Mohatta Palace in Karachi, Pakistan, Rotary members celebrated World Polio Day, observed 24 October, in a variety of ways. 47 more words

Eradicating Polio

Eliminate polio now

I want to thank the 1.2 million Rotary Club members around the world who kept their promise on Oct. 24, World Polio Day, to all of the children of the world when we decided to make polio eradication our No. 283 more words


Watch TIME's Jeffrey Kluger Discuss How to Eradicate Polio

Since the development of the first polio vaccine in the 1950s, the number of cases of the devastating disease has been reduced by 99 percent. But despite that extraordinary progress, people in three countries still suffer from polio. 53 more words

Local polio survivor shares her story

AUSTIN, Minn. – World Polio Day is a day that brings awareness to the fact that the disease is still out there today and can be stopped. 388 more words

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Catch Rotary’s World Polio Day event on Livestream

By Rotary Voices staff

Join the fight to end polio this World Polio Day be tuning in to our global update on Livestream, beginning 24 October, 18:30 Chicago time (UTC-5). 315 more words

Eradicating Polio

World Health Organization, UNICEF and Rotary International, appreciate frontline workers in the fight against polio and call for sustained support for eradication efforts.

Addis Ababa, 24 October 2014 – The World Health Organization, UNICEF and Rotary International stand together in the fight against polio and in commemoration of World Polio Day, 24 October 2014. 444 more words