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   03/11/2011
   01/11/2011
Children's art competition in Quetta Quetta, 24 October – On the occasion of World Polio Day 2011, Rotary Club Bolan and UNICEF arranged an art competition among schools from high risk union councils in the district of Quetta, in Balochistan provi...
   31/10/2011
Australia leads the charge joined by Canada, Nigeria and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
   29/10/2011
Ramesh Ferris, Canadian Rotarian and polio survivor, travels to Australian and Afghanistan to advocate for polio-free world.  Ramesh Ferris, Canadian Rotarian and himself polio survivor, last month travelled to Australia to work with key partn...
   29/10/2011
Immunizing over 9 million BEIJING---China vaccinated more than 9 million children and young adults last September in Xinjiang in a fight against polio after the disease paralyzed 18 people and killed one of them. Over 4 million children received a...
   27/10/2011
As country maintains pressure on the poliovirus through the high season New Delhi, October 27: “Every child deserves the right to run, to play and to live a healthy life without polio,” Fernando Alonso, two-time world champion Formula 1 Ferrari dr...
   24/10/2011
The Last Percent  World Polio Day originally brought people together to remember the birth of a man who led the first team to develop a vaccine against polio, Dr. Jonas Salk. It was the development of this vaccine, and its successor oral polio v...
   24/10/2011
Helping identify countries at risk of outbreaks Outbreaks in previously polio-free countries are associated with devastating humanitarian and economic consequences.  Over the past decade, outbreaks following importations into polio-free countries ha...
   20/10/2011
Joining the effort to bring about a polio-free world Geneva – The World Health Organization and the Saudi Fund for Development signed today a memorandum of understanding for the latter to contribute US$ 5 million to WHO, for the cost of polio eradic...
   17/10/2011
Volunteers around the world prepare for World Polio Day Last year, celebrations for World Polio Day included a contingent of around 460 Rotarians and friends who ran and walked the Eurasia Marathon in Istanbul, crossing the Bosporus Bridge,...
   12/10/2011
Polio eradication efforts coordinated with broader health agenda With the detection of WPV in Kenya, it is crucial that transmission is rapidly interrupted to avoid further spread to neighbouring countries, especially those affected by drought and f...
   05/10/2011
States eligible for US$ 500,000 grant to address pressing health issues SEATTLE -- Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, announced a new initiative today for Nigeria’s Executive Governors challenging them to deliver...
   02/10/2011
The Astana Declaration calls for funding and political commitment Astana – Ministers of health from around the Islamic world adopted a declaration this week noting that they "emphasize the urgency of stopping all wild poliovirus transmission b...
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