The Rotary Club from Calapan and the Calapeños in the Philippines and hundreds of community members took part in a race to support polio eradication efforts.
Just 60 cents will protect a child for life.
This promotional tool is essential in getting parents to bring their children to vaccination areas. In India, more than 172 million children are vaccinated during a single national immunization campaign.
After children receive the vaccine, their pinky fingers are stained with purple ink to show they've been immunized. This is an effective, affordable, and safe way to ensure every child is reached.
Bright yellow vests help those seeking vaccination to recognize health workers and volunteers easily.
Oral polio vaccine must be kept cool to remain effective.
Rotary International recognized Prime Minister Tony Abbott on 9 December, with the organization’s Polio Eradication Champion Award for his efforts to support a polio-free world.