End Polio Now

 
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  • End Polio Now posted a progress report
    Rotarians immunize children in Ethiopia
    By - Amy Young - Senior Coordinator, PolioPlus
    In early November, a group of 35 Rotarians from the US and Canada traveled to Ethiopia to participate in National Immunization Days (NIDs), a polio immunization campaign that helps ensure all children in the country receive the polio vaccine. As part of the campaign, volunteers go door-to-door, providing oral polio...
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  • End Polio Now has received 3 donations
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  • End Polio Now posted a progress report
    Rotary releases US$43.6 million to fight polio
    By - Amy Young - Senior Coordinator
    The fight to end polio will receive an additional US$43.6 million boost from Rotary to help reach children with the polio vaccine, particularly in some hard-to-reach areas of the world where health services for children have been disrupted due to ongoing conflict and insecurity.  Rotary and its partners in the Global...
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  • End Polio Now posted a progress report
    Rotary uses Cell Phones to Fight Polio
    By - Amy Young - Senior Coordinator
    Rotarians in Pakistan are working tirelessly to intensify interventions for polio eradication in the country and specifically focus in on areas with high-risks of polio transmission. In these identified high-risk areas, Rotary is working on developing and facilitating a monitoring system through cell phones that will allow...
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  • End Polio Now has received 3 donations
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  • End Polio Now has received 3 donations
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  • End Polio Now posted a progress report
    Congratulations Polio-Free India!
    By - Amy Young - Senior Coordinator
    India marks three years since its last case of wild polio on 13 January 2014, a landmark achievement for global public health and the worldwide effort to eradicate polio. Experts once considered India the most technically difficult place to end polio. As recently as 2009, India was home to nearly half the world’s...
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  • End Polio Now has received 4 donations
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  • End Polio Now posted a progress report
    Rotary on World Polio Day, 24 October 2013
    By - Amy Young - Senior Coordinator
    Rotary helped put polio eradication on center stage on the day best known for rallying support to finish the job – World Polio Day, 24 October. A special Livestream presentation  –  World Polio Day: Making History – showcased the progress of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative....
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  • End Polio Now posted a progress report
    Gates Foundation joins with Rotary to boost polio
    By - Amy Young - Senior Coordinator
    An announcement at the Rotary International Convention in Lisbon, Portugal, set the stage for a bold new chapter in the partnership between Rotary and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in the campaign for polio eradication.   “Going forward, the Gates Foundation will match two-to-one, up to US$35 million...
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  • End Polio Now posted a progress report
    Global Vaccine Summit Highlights Polio
    By - Amy Young - Senior Coordinator
    At the Global Vaccine Summit in April 2013, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) presented their comprehensive six year plan to eradicate polio. Global leaders and individual philanthropists signaled their confidence in this new end game strategy by pledging close to three-quarters of the...
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  • End Polio Now posted a progress report
    Rotary and Partners "This Close" to Ending Polio
    By - Amy Young - Senior Coordinator, PolioPlus Partners
    Rotary International’s innovative campaign to develop the World’s Biggest Commercial to raise public awareness about polio eradication has struck a chord with the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). To help spur participation in the commercial, the largest pharmaceutical trade group in...
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  • End Polio Now has received 72 donations
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  • End Polio Now posted a progress report
    Pakistan makes progress in the fight against polio
    By - Amy Young - Senior Coordinator, PolioPlus Program
    Pakistan is one of three countries worldwide where the wild polio virus still circulates, but Rotarians are doing their part to change that and it appears these efforts are beginning to pay off. Last year, a total of 198 polio cases were reported in Pakistan, but so far in 2012 only 56 have been...
    • 2 years ago
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  • End Polio Now posted a progress report
    Rotary challenges governments to target polio
    By - Kiki Melonides - Communications Specialist
    Ahead of the UN General Assembly, Evanston-based humanitarian group holds strategy session with members from around the world including Pakistan and Nigeria Rotary International aims to send a clear message to the United Nations (UN) General Assembly convening in September in New York: The world’s governments must act...
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  • End Polio Now posted a progress report
    Polio eradication shifts into emergency mode
    By - Kiki Melonides - The Rotary Foundation, Communications Specialist
    Despite the dramatic drop in polio cases in the last year, the threat of continued transmission due to funding and immunization gaps has driven the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) to launch the Global Polio Emergency Action Plan 2012-13. The plan aims to boost vaccination coverage in the three remaining...
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  • End Polio Now posted a progress report
    Rotary clubs light up the world to stop polio
    By - Amy Young - Senior Coordinator
    EVANSTON, Ill. U.S.A. (Feb. 17, 2012) – In what has become a February tradition, community-based Rotary clubs once again illuminated landmarks and iconic structures around the world with the humanitarian group’s dramatic pledge to End Polio Now.  This year’s round of light displays took on added...
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  • End Polio Now posted a progress report
    Rotary celebrates India's first polio-free year
    By - Kiki Melonides - Communications Specialist
    Rotary members worldwide are cautiously celebrating a major milestone in the global effort to eradicate the crippling disease polio: India, until recently an epicenter of the wild poliovirus, has gone a full calendar year without recording a new case. Leaders of the humanitarian service organization see the Jan. 13...
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  • End Polio Now has received 149 donations
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  • End Polio Now posted a progress report
    Rotarians organize in support of World Polio Day
    By - Amy Young - Senior Coordinator
    Rotarians around the globe organized events to raise polio eradication awareness and funding for World Polio Day on 24 October. Australian club members are working with the Global Poverty Project on a petition drive aimed at persuading world leaders to fully fund the critical work of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative...
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  • End Polio Now posted a progress report
    World case count update
    By - Meghan McCarthy - Project assistant
    Dear supporters, Thank you for your continued support of Rotary’s “End Polio Now” campaign.  Rotary and our partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative are very grateful for your contributions.  We are making significant strides in global polio eradication and have some exciting updates...
    • 3 years ago
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  • End Polio Now posted a progress report
    Polio cases in India lower than ever
    By - Meghan McCarthy - Project assistant
    Dear supporters, Thank you so much for your contributions to Rotary's "End Polio Now" Campaign.  Great progress is being made in the fight to eradicate polio.  Polio cases in India are lower than ever, with only 1 official case of polio being reported thus far in 2011.  In comparison with 19 cases for...
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  • End Polio Now has received 82 donations
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Amy Young

Evanston , IL United States

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