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Rotary International statement on Ukraine conflict

Rotary International statement on Ukraine conflict

Rotary International25-Feb-2022 It is a tragic and sad time for the people of Ukraine and the world. At Rotary, we are deeply concerned by the deteriorating situation in Ukraine and the escalating loss of life and humanitarian hardship there....

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What is MOJO?

What is MOJO?

According to the dictionary:mo·jo /ˈmōjō/ noun US a magic charm, talisman, or spell. "someone must have their mojo working over at the record company"magic power.Mojo is typically defined as an American English slang term such as a good luck charm,...

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Polio Eradication Update

Polio Eradication Update

Dear Polio Eradication Warriors,  Polio Eradication Update For The Week October 31, 2020 Polio Eradication Update Archives for earlier weeks ...Click HereAdvocate, Donate & Educate to END POLIO NOW & FOREVER! 20,000,000 Children Saved...

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COVID-19 Coronavirus message

COVID-19 Coronavirus message

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Yesterday the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. We are in uncharted territory. As our communities continue to be impacted by the evolving...

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Another Purple Pinkie – Another child saved!

Another Purple Pinkie – Another child saved!

What is that Polio Picture? Another Purple Pinkie - Another child saved! Salk’s inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) entered human trials and was approved first. But it was Sabin’s oral polio vaccine (OPV) that became the global workhorse in polio...

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2022 Scientific Declaration on Polio Eradication

2022 Scientific Declaration on Polio Eradication

What is that Polio Picture?  Last month, over 3 000 leading scientists, physicians, and global health experts from over 115 countries launched the 2022 Scientific Declaration on Polio Eradication. The Scientific Declaration has re-energized the...

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What does $2.6 Billion look like?

What does $2.6 Billion look like?

What is that Polio Picture?  What does $2.6 Billion look like? At a challenging time for countries around the world, governments and partners have stepped forward to demonstrate their collective resolve to eradicate the second human disease ever. ...

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Afghanistan makes progress in polio eradication

Afghanistan makes progress in polio eradication

What is that Polio Picture?  Afghanistan - The transition of power in Afghanistan in August 2021 left the fate of nation’s polio program uncertain at a critical moment, with wild poliovirus cases at a historic low. But since November, seven...

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World Polio Day 2022 and Beyond

World Polio Day 2022 and Beyond

What is that Polio Picture? We’re at an urgent point in our work to achieve a polio-free world and to adapt the lessons learned to improve health systems worldwide. Learn about the state of polio eradication and its broader relevance to global...

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Pakistan struggles from effects of devastating floods

Pakistan struggles from effects of devastating floods

What is that Polio Picture? As Pakistan continues to struggle from the effects of the devastating floods affecting parts of the country, polio staff on the ground continue to assist emergency relief efforts. In flood-affected districts, the polio...

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Rotary’s $150 million pledge

Rotary’s $150 million pledge

What is that Polio Picture? Rotary International President Jennifer Jones announces Rotary's $150 million pledge toward polio eradication efforts at the 2022 Global Citizen Festival in New York City on Sept 24. The additional funding Jones...

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WHO Afghanistan’s polio eradication program

WHO Afghanistan’s polio eradication program

What is that Polio Picture? Afghanistan - For the last two decades, the prospect of sending 16 visiting polio experts out across the provinces of Afghanistan would have been impossible but from June 6-19, 2022, WHO Afghanistan’s polio eradication...

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Parents and Children line up for polio vaccine in 1953

Parents and Children line up for polio vaccine in 1953

What is that Polio Picture? These two pictures show a tale of two times.  The first shows parents and children lined up in New York to receive the new Polio Vaccine on 7/1/53.  And the second shows the New York Health Department's estimate of the...

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Rotary’s End Polio Now Day

Rotary’s End Polio Now Day

What is that Polio Picture? Many Rotarians are now engaged in ways to increase Polio Eradication awareness and fundraising around World Polio Day (Oct 24).  Have you considered an event like this one at Audi Field in Washington DC? See the picture...

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Literacy helps polio eradication

Literacy helps polio eradication

What is that Polio Picture? Literacy Helps Polio Eradication.  I'm a volunteer for a large Books For The World literacy project led by our District 5890 Rotary Club of Seabrook.  We have shipped over 400 - 40' containers of children's, Library, and...

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Polio Surveillance is critical in Afghanistan

Polio Surveillance is critical in Afghanistan

What is that Polio Picture? Polio Surveillance is critical in Afghanistan - Diary of a polio surveillance reviewer: eight days in Afghanistan’s west. Dr Abdinoor Mohamed, an epidemiologist tells us about his team's travel to Afghanistan to review...

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