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 attached.  Five dollars from each ticket goes to fight Polio and groups of ten or more get a shout-out on the video screen.

Tickets: https://fevo.me/rotary22dcu 

Questions? Contact Sam McGrath 202-915-5060
or smcgrath@dcunited.com 

  • Great News! Thanks to your great generosity and advocacy, we reached our Rotary-wide $50 Million 2021-22 Rotary Year fundraising goal to earn the maximum $100 Million $2 to $1 matching grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation!
  • Let’s do it again in 2022-23!  The World Polio Day time period is a great time to raise funds for our #1 Priority – Global Polio Eradication. 
 A Win Against Polio is a Win for Global Health!

2022 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Case Total – 383  Afghanistan – 43, Algeria – 1, Benin – 4 (3 in 2021), Chad – 18 (0 in 2021), DR Congo – 110 (28 in 2021), Eritrea – 1, Ghana – 2, Israel – 1, Madagascar – 8 (13 in 2021), Mozambique – 4 (2 in 2021), Niger – 10 (18 in 2021), Nigeria – 33 (415 in 2021), Pakistan – 8, Somalia – 3 (1 in 2021), Togo – 1, United States – 1, Yemen – 127 (69 in 2021) .

New Polio Cases & Samples This WeekCote d’ Ivoire – 1 cVDPV2 Sample, D R Congo – 4  cVDPV1 Cases + 28 cVDPV2 Cases, Pakistan – 5 WPV1 Samples, United States – 1 cVDPV2 Case. Yemen – 8 cVDPV2 Cases.

2021 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Cases -689 in 22 Countries.  

2020 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Cases – 1,113 in 26 countries in 2020.

Quote of the Day

Try not.  Do, or do not.  There is no try.

Yoda

The Final Two Polio Endemic Countries:

Pakistan

 

 

as of 9/17/2022

0 new Polio cases were reported this week.
17 Wild Polio cases – 2022 (1 Wild Polio case, 2021). The most recent case had an onset of paralysis on 8/21/22.
84 Wild Polio cases – 2020.
1 WPV1 or cVDPV2 Positive Environmental Samples were reported this week in Pakistan.

Afghanistan

 

 

as of 9/17/2022

0 new Polio cases reported this week.
1 Wild Polio case – 2022, (4 Wild Polio cases, 2021). The most recent cases had an onset of paralysis on 1/11/22.
56 Wild Polio cases – 2020.
0 WPV1 & CVDPV2-Positive Environmental Samples were reported this week in Afghanistan.

Our Goal is Global Polio Eradication!!

Terry Ziegler, Endowment/Major Gifts Adviser Rotary Region 36

By PDG Scott McLaughlin

District Governor 2019-2020
PDG Scott is currently serving as an Assistant Rotary Public Image Coordinator for Zone 29 (Region 36). Scott is a member of the Paul Harris Society and Major Donor.Scott is a Rotarian in the Kearney Dawn Rotary Club of Kearney, NE

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