Polio Immunizations

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Guest column: Help Rotary conquer polio  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Delaware County Daily Times...volunteer army of thousands and thousands of Rotary club members who have been involved with on-site polio immunizations and/or eradication efforts. ...

Q&A with Amy Wallace, author of Wired's autism/vaccination article An Epidemic ...  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
True/SlantIt's arguable that people taking polio immunizations fifty years ago had more faith in science than their descendants do today. How did we get here? ...

Chad: National polio vaccinations underway  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
ReliefWeb (press release)Fewer than half of the children living in the eastern districts of Wadi Fira, Ouaddai and Dar Sila have had routine polio immunizations, according to WHO's ...

Purple Pinkie Project comes to Live Oak  -  Dec 10, 2008
Jasper News,The fund enables Rotary to purchase polio immunizations for children in polio endemic countries. (Check out global progress at www.polioeradication.org.

Making a change: A dirty, dusty road, but a light at the end of ...  -  Dec 3, 2008
Peninsula Gateway,Today, the World Health Organization is an arm of the United Nations, and the WHO is Rotary’s partner in national polio immunizations in Africa.

Concert To Raise Money For Polio Immunizations  -  Sep 10, 2008
Tampa Tribune,BY TONY HOLT WEEKI WACHEE - Rotary clubs around the world are committed to raising $100 million to erase the number of polio-endemic countries.

Polio, a diseases that can be eradicated by vaccination  -  Aug 30, 2008
DailyNewsOnline,...immune deficiency syndromes have been existing even before HIV, polio immunizations were given by using Salk vaccine (polio vaccine given by injection).

Actor Jude Law and director Jeremy Gilley in Afghanistan to ...  -  Sep 3, 2008
UNICEF (press release),In addition, UNICEF and WHO, in coordination with the Ministry of Public Health, will be conducting polio immunizations for 1.85 million children under five

Shots are nothing to shy away from with the right approach  -  Aug 28, 2008
News-Medical.net,..."Getting shots may seem burdensome and even downright scary to some children, but they protect children against dangerous and deadly diseases.

Nigeria Targets Millions of Children in New Polio Campaign  -  Jul 6, 2008
Voice of America...the transmission of the crippling polio virus to other parts of the world since 2003 when the authorities suspended polio immunizations for 13 months.

Local Rotarians are trekking to India to fight polio  -  Feb 8, 2008
Ventura County Star,...is on a 10-day trip that began Tuesday to the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, where she will help provide polio immunizations to impoverished children.

First 5 Kern leader to visit Ridgecrest  -  Feb 11, 2008
Ridgecrest Daily Independent,Wayne has had the opportunity to travel to three continents over the last several years to do volunteer work - polio immunizations in India and Nigeria,

Nigeria: Country to Benefit from $200m Bill Gates, Rotary Grant  -  Nov 29, 2007
AllAfrica.com,The progress is attributed to a new approach launched by the Nigerian government last year, which added other health benefits to polio immunizations such as

Photo courtesy of Jenny Horton  -  Dec 6, 2007
Rotary International,It's believed that Ahmed's childhood polio immunizations in Pakistan protected him from permanent damage. Forced to leave Australia because his student visa

Rotary Club plants 90 trees for its 90 years  -  Oct 10, 2007
Long Beach Press-Telegram,Globally, Rotarians have for decades funded polio immunizations, helping nearly eradicate the disease in developing countries. The tree-planting project

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