Rotary Recommits to Ending Polio in Nigeria
August 11, 2016
The World Health Organization has confirmed two cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) in Nigeria, the first cases in the country since July 2014 but Rotary will not stop its efforts to ensure that every child is born into a polio-free world where they are safe from this paralyzing disease.
Young couple commits to end polio together
August 10, 2016
Stephen and Anne Marie Copek's story as philanthropists who are dedicated to ending polio began with Rotary.
Our greatest gift to future generations
July 29, 2016
Polio survivor and volunteer Ann Lee Hussey helped build a school in a Nigerian village after befriending a local Rotary member during an immunization campaign.
TWO YEARS FREE FROM WILD POLIO IN NIGERIA
July 27, 2016
A milestone for polio eradication efforts in Nigeria highlights the need for renewed energy and commitment to eradicate the poliovirus for good.
Nigeria Marks Major Progress in the Fight against Polio – But We Can’t Let Up Just Yet
July 24, 2016
Today, Nigeria is marking a major milestone in the polio eradication effort: two years without a single new case of wild polio. This success extends continent-wide, with Africa expected to mark the same milestone on August 11. If the African region succeeds in going another year without polio, it will be certified polio-free in 2017, taking us one step closer to a polio-free world.