“I asked my mother why I was disabled, and she told me I was not immunized”
The story of Aminu Ahmad, polio survivor and eradication advocate
5 August 2011 – When some people are affected by the long-term consequences of illness, they let it take over their life. Aminu Ahmad let polio take over his life in the most positive way possible – he became an advocate for polio eradication.
This hard-working Nigerian man is chairman of the Kano Polio Victims Association, head of a workshop providing employment to young men affected by polio and a keen advocate for vaccination.
For more of his story, including a video documenting his work, click here.
Rigorous independent review to assess status to meeting end-2023 critical goals
An interview with co-leads of GPEI’s nOPV Working Group on nOPV2 field use to date
21 March 2023
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16 March 2023
Rotary International President, Jennifer Jones, is on a brief tour of London. Speaking at the House of Commons she said that Rotary had to deliver on its promise to the children of the world that it would help to eradicate polio.
On Tuesday 28 February 2023, ministers and high-level delegates from across the Eastern Mediterranean Region participated in the seventh meeting of the Regional Subcommittee for Polio Eradication and Outbreaks.