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   19/04/2011
Kolkata, 30 March 2011 — Rukhsar Khatoon takes one look at her visitors and tucks her face into her mother's shoulder, crying in fear. Ever since she was paralyzed by polio, Rukhsar has had to confront doctors, epidemiologists, physiotherapi...
   18/04/2011
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative has issued an appeal for US$ 10.5 million to respond to an outbreak of polio in Côte d'Ivoire, where three children have been paralysed by wild poliovirus type 3 (WPV3) since January. This is the first WPV3 found in...
   01/04/2011
Everyone in the capital city is vaccinated in response to a large polio outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This year, 10 of the 26 cases of wild polio virus in the country have been registered in Kinshasa. By Cornelia Walther KINSHAS...
   01/04/2011
To assess progress towards polio-free world and measure developments against milestones set out in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative Strategic Plan 2010-2012, IMB members are presented with data and risk assessment. The Independent Monitoring Board...
   25/03/2011
Vice President Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos launched the first of three rounds of a national polio immunization campaign planned for 2011. SAURIMO, Angola, 25 March 2011 – It’s not every day that your child gets vaccinated by your country’s vice pr...
   25/03/2011
With west Africa on the verge of success, experts caution that complacency could breathe new life into outbreak 25 March 2011 - Health experts today confirmed that a devastating polio epidemic in west African countries is on the verge of being stopped...
   20/03/2011
Four years since last recording polio, vaccination campaign sets out to reach over 1.8 million children across the country.
   17/03/2011
New $60 million credit will support major immunization effort during a critical year. WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 – The World Bank's Board approved today an additional credit of $60 million for Nigeria's Partnership for Polio Eradication project. These fun...
   24/02/2011
Most people celebrate a birthday with cake - but not Rotary International. Living up to their motto, 'Service Above Self', Rotarians instead used the organization's 106th anniversary to spread the message about polio eradication. So after the bell was...
   22/02/2011
Juba, southern Sudan, 22 February – The first round of the 2011 Polio National Immunization Days in Southern Sudan begins this week and is expected to reach an estimated 3.1 million children. Thousands of vaccination teams will spread across Southern Sudan...
   16/02/2011
Bill Sergeant, former Chairman of Rotary's International's Polio Plus Committee and true polio hero, passed away on 13 February at his home in Tennessee, USA. The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) today mourns the loss of Mr Bill Sergeant. Mr Ser...
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