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
We join Dr Urs Herzog, Rotarian, polio eradicator, National PolioPlus Advocacy Advisor for Rotary Switzerland and polio survivor himself, as he explains the financial costs of the programme and why it is critical that we eradicate every trace of the virus.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is partnering with institutions in seven countries to help document and disseminate knowledge from the polio programme
€ 2 million in support pledged to help defeat last remaining reservoirs of the virus
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.