End Polio Now
03/24/2017 at 18:55. Facebook
Health workers and volunteers are immunizing 116 million children across Africa as regional emergency outbreak response intensifies. [ Endpol.io Link ]
Thanks to Belgian MEP Pascal Arimont for hosting an event at the Europees Parlement in België / Parlement européen en Belgique to discuss polio eradication and how we're helping to build resilient health systems.
Since 2010, Rotary has invested over $15 million to improve schools through clean water, sanitation and hygiene education. [ Rotary.org Link ] #WorldWaterDay
How did skydivers raise thousands for polio eradication? Find out here: [ Endpol.io Link ]
“To watch India's immunization program in action is to watch an army of people of every age and background quickly dispatched across the country. They set up booths at traffic lights and neighborhood milk stands." Via VICE: [ Endpol.io Link ]
"Protecting Americans, preventing epidemics, strengthening markets, saving lives: aid delivers phenomenal benefits, and for a bargain." - Bill Gates via TIME: [ Endpol.io Link ]
“Polio eradication is a twentieth-century dream, conceived by idealists and driven by big international institutions and mass mobilizations of volunteers, working together to make a better world for all.”

Learn more about Karen Bartlett's new book which highlights Rotary’s role in the global effort to wipe out polio. endpol.io/2mzaHtk
Health experts aim for zero transmission by targeting children at bus stations and border crossings with vaccinations. Via The Guardian: [ Endpol.io Link ]
Find out how polio immunization activities are empowering over 200,000 disadvantaged women in Nigeria. [ Rotary.org Link ]
Check out this chat with Senator Ayesha Raza Farooq, the Prime Minister's Focal Person on Polio Eradication in Pakistan, on the prospects of eradicating polio in the country. [ Rotary.org Link ]
Meet the Afghan women helping to bring the world closer to eradication. [ Endpol.io Link ]
Thank you to the brave women health workers that risk their lives to reach every child with the polio vaccine. We cannot stop until we eradicate the disease forever. Find out how you can help: endpolio.org #IWD2017
Join polio survivor & Rotary member Ann Lee Hussey for a live event at the World Bank on International Women's Day. #IWD2017 [ Endpol.io Link ]
"Afghanistan’s strong surveillance system ensures that the program continues to find every strain of the virus in its hiding places, accelerating the road ahead to a country free of polio." [ Endpol.io Link ]
India has been polio-free for 3 years. Meet the people fighting to keep it that way: [ Endpol.io Link ]
In a promising development for keeping the world polio-free after eradication, researchers have taken one step closer to poliovirus-free vaccine production. [ Endpol.io Link ]
Rotary polio ambassador and Blindspot actress Archie Panjabi details her personal connection to polio — and how she's helping eradicate it globally. Via People: endpol.io/2m8y4wu
Check out this chat about Pakistan's polio eradication efforts with World Health Organization (WHO)'s Chris Maher: [ Endpol.io Link ]
The European Union grants €70 million to provide critical support to health systems and polio eradication efforts in Nigeria: [ Endpol.io Link ]
Polio survivor and active Rotary volunteer, Ann Lee Hussey, shares what drives her commitment to end the disease once and for all. Via Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: [ Endpol.io Link ]