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.  Global leaders commit US$ 2.6 billion at World Health Summit to end polio. More than 3000 scientists and health experts from 115 countries urge the world to fully fund eradication strategy following resurgence of disease. In addition to existing pledges, new commitments to the 2022-2026 Strategy this fall include:

Australia pledged AU $43.55 million
France pledged €50 million
Germany pledged €72 million
Japan pledged US $11 million
Republic of Korea pledged KRW 4.5 billion
Luxembourg pledged €1.7 million
Malta pledged €30,000
Monaco pledged €450,000
Spain pledged €100,000

Türkiye pledged US $20,000
United States pledged US $114 million
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledged US $1.2 billion
Bloomberg Philanthropies pledged US $50 million
Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America pledged US $1.8 million
Latter-day Saint Charities pledged US $400,000
Rotary International pledged US $150 million
UNICEF pledged US $5 million

 A Win Against Polio is a Win for Global Health!

2022 Circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Case Total – 513. Afghanistan – 43, Algeria – 1, Benin – 7 (3 in 2021), Central African Republic – 3, Chad – 18 (0 in 2021), DR Congo – 199 (28 in 2021), Eritrea – 1, Ghana – 2, Israel – 1, Madagascar – 10 (13 in 2021), Malawi – 3, Mozambique – 13 (2 in 2021), Niger – 11 (18 in 2021), Nigeria – 38 (415 in 2021), Pakistan – 8, Somalia – 4 (1 in 2021), Togo – 0, United States – 1, Yemen – 150 (69 in 2021) .

New Polio Cases & Samples This WeekMozambique – 1 WPV1 Case, Botwana – 1 cVDPV2 Sample, Central African Republic – 1 cVDPV2 Sample, D R Congo – 7 cVDPV1 Cases + 3 cVDPV2 Cases, Madagascar – 2 cVDPV1 Cases, Nigeria – 1 cVDPV2 Case.

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

We didn’t lose the game; we just ran out of time

Vince Lombardi, NFL Coach & Executive

The Final Two Polio Endemic Countries:

Pakistan

 

 

as of 11/5/2022

0 new Polio cases were reported this week.
20 Wild Polio cases – 2022 (1 Wild Polio case, 2021). The most recent case had an onset of paralysis on 9/20/22.
84 Wild Polio cases – 2020.
1 WPV1 and 0 cVDPV2 Positive Environmental Samples were reported this week in Pakistan.

Afghanistan

 

 

as of 11/5/2022

0 new Polio cases reported this week.
2 Wild Polio case – 2022, (4 Wild Polio cases, 2021). The most recent cases had an onset of paralysis on 9/10/22.
56 Wild Polio cases – 2020.
0 WPV1 and 0 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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