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
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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
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
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