Financing and donors
Coffee with Polio Experts: Carol Pandak, Rotary International
A chat about Rotary’s role in polio eradication with Carol Pandak, PolioPlus Director for Rotary International
Italy’s contribution supports efforts to vaccinate every last child against polio in the only two countries reporting cases of the disease in 2017.
High level support from Ministers of Health is critical to ensure polio eradication success.
New funding from the UK for polio eradication will immunize up to 45 million children a year against polio.
Ambassador Carole Lanteri hands over to Ambassador Mitsuko Shino as co-chair of the Polio Partners Group, as countries and partners come together to discuss progress towards polio eradication
Countries and partners pledge US$ 1.2 billion to protect 450 million children from polio every year
WHO Director-General and UNICEF Executive Director thank Rotary