Join Rotary for Live Streaming Event on World Polio Day
Watch live on Monday 24 October, or view anytime afterwards on endpolio.org to mark progress towards a polio-free world.
On 24 October, join Rotary for their fourth annual World Polio Day event, co-hosted with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Streamed live from CDC headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, this event will bring together more than 50,000 viewers around the world. Join celebrities and experts and share this opportunity to mark the progress made on the road to polio eradication.
Rotary International is the world’s first and largest humanitarian service organization with a global network of 1.2 million members in more than 170 countries. Through its PolioPlus programme, established in 1985, Rotary was the first to have the vision of a polio-free world.
More than one million Rotary members have volunteered their time and personal resources to polio eradication. Rotary members also provide valuable field support during National Immunization Days through social mobilization and by administering the oral polio vaccine to children. Rotary is the main private sector donor to polio eradication, and will have contributed more than US$ 1.2 billion by 2013.