News

To subscribe to PolioNews, click here.

   03/05/2012
The Polio Heroes of Chad –social mobilizers, vaccinators, community and religious leaders    
   30/04/2012
Rotary International recognises some of polio eradication’s biggest names 30 April 2012 - Under normal circumstances, the president of an African country and a Bollywood megastar wouldn’t have much in common. But Nigeria’s President Goodluck J...
   22/04/2012
Protecting our world from polio and other vaccine-preventable diseases 22 April – This month will end with 394 million children having been vaccinated against polio, culminating in the first-ever World Immunization Week from 21-28 April. The w...
   06/04/2012
Everyone’s effort is required to eradicate polio from Nigeria 6 April 2012 - “I really want to improve the health situation of all the children in my communities, by immunizing them against child killer diseases like polio,” says Saudutu, a 37-year-ol...
   04/04/2012
Rotary International President Kalyan Banerjee awards medal to Afghan President Hamid Karzai for his commitment to polio eradication EVANSTON, Illinois, USA, April 4, 2012 – Rotary International President Kalyan Banerjee made history April 2 whe...
   03/04/2012
Safe and affordable inactivated polio vaccine for low-income countries. One of the strategic priorities of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative is to enable low-income countries to produce Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV). To meet this objective,  t...
   02/04/2012
When the search for wild poliovirus is literally a drop in the bucket 02 April 2012 – Once a week, in the most crowded quarters of Quetta, Pakistan and Mumbai, India, teams of people wearing aprons and gloves stand together on bridges, carefully l...
   28/03/2012
Finishing the job of polio eradication will require the political and financial support of the BRICS, which together represent a large proportion of the polio-free world. The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are gat...
   27/03/2012
Emergency response in Pakistan to vaccinate internally displaced, amidst examination of polio eradication activities by the Technical Advisory Group. 27 March, 2012 – Pakistan took swift action this week to prevent a large outbreak occurring around Ba...
   22/03/2012
West and Central Africa Polio Campaign Enters Decisive Phase Brazzaville/Dakar, 21 March 2012 -- Health Ministries, UN agencies and communities are uniting with tens of thousands of volunteer immunizers over four days to go door-to-door and hut...
   21/03/2012
An innovative way to reach Punjab’s nomads with polio information and vaccine 21 March, 2012 - Eradicating polio is not all fun and games – except when it is! Around 3,000 happy members of Punjab’s nomadic tribes converged at the Nomad Childr...
   14/03/2012
Prime Minister receives Rotary's highest honour in recognition of his leadership and dedication to a polio-free world On 14 March, United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister David Cameron was recognized by Rotary International as a Polio Eradication Cha...
   07/03/2012
International Women’s Day  7 March, 2012 – Out there in two continents right now, there is a dedicated, yet largely unacknowledged army of women devoted to ensuring that polio is eradicated. Dressed in uniforms of fluttering burkhas in...
   01/03/2012
It´s official: India is no longer polio-endemic, leaving just three countries which have never stopped polio 1 March 2012 - It was a much-anticipated moment. Weeks after India marked 12 months in which no Indian child had been paralyzed by polio, the...
1 36 37 38 39 40 52