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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
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Rotary responds to polio emergency in Syria

Rotary International will provide a US$500,000 emergency response grant to support efforts to quell a recent outbreak of the crippling disease polio in strife-torn Syria. The funds are the first to the World Health More...

By Robert On Thursday, November 21st, 2013
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Polio eradication in Afghanistan and Pakistan: The progress and the challenges

Both Pakistan and Afghanistan saw an overall decrease in wild poliovirus (WPV) cases from January – September 2013 compared with the same time period in 2012 according to data published in the Morbidity and Mortality More...

By Guest Author On Friday, October 18th, 2013
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Running the distance for polio eradication

By Tanya F. Wolff I am not a runner. I can jog. I can walk and I can hike. I do these things for those in the world who cannot. Image/Rotary International The PolioPlus program was already in effect when I joined More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
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Polio eradication has helped define who we are

By Jennifer Jones I was perhaps six or seven when I began to wonder why my grandmother walked differently – why she had one leg that was shorter than the other? As I would later learn, she was a polio survivor More...

By Robert On Saturday, April 13th, 2013
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Scientists: GPEI strategy for polio eradication possible by 2018

Polio eradication by 2018? According to a team of more than 400 international scientists, that’s the goal of a new strategy by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) released April 11. The Eradication More...


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