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   17/05/2012
Wild viruses and wildfires have two things in common. If neglected, they can spread out of control. If handled properly, they can be stamped out for good. Today, the flame of polio is near extinction — but sparks in three countries threaten to ignite a glo...
   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...
   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...
   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...
   12/01/2012
Critical need to maintain immunity to poliovirus in India until global eradication achieved. Global polio eradication partners today congratulated India for passing a year without polio, for the first time in history. Central and state governments...
   12/01/2012
Rotary International News – Rotary International has succeeded in meeting the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s US$200 million match in funding for polio eradication.
   31/10/2011
Australia leads the charge joined by Canada, Nigeria and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
   29/09/2011
For seven countries in west Africa and Horn of Africa Washington, D.C. — The United Nations Foundation today announced that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia had delivered $10 million of its $30 million commitment to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (G...
   18/08/2011
4.9 billion Japanese Yen (JPY) loan from JICA to support polio eradication in Pakistan through 2013 Ms. Sadako Ogata, President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and Mr. Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundati...
   21/07/2011
Rotarians are in the forefront of the drive to implement Pakistan’s National Emergency Action Plan for Polio Eradication 2011. The government launched the emergency plan in January, in response to a sharp increase in polio cases in the country i...
   07/07/2011
Significant implications, as Asia is on verge of eliminating circulation of this strain. Pakistan has reported wild poliovirus type 3 (WPV3) isolated from a 16-month old child with onset of paralysis on 9 June 2011, from a conflict-affected, inaccessi...
   06/07/2011
Discussion on Polio eradication at the 38th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers.
   22/06/2011
The Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) will convene its third quarterly meeting in London, UK, on 30 June-1 July 2011. The meeting follows the Board's end-March meeting, during which it offered a frank...