One Day. One Focus:
Ending Polio

24 October

We're getting ready for the 6th annual World Polio Day event in Philadelphia, PA, USA. We will be streaming live from the College of Physicians, and aim to bring together more than 100,000 viewers around the world. Watch the video above, featuring global health experts and celebrities sharing our progress on the road to polio eradication.

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Watch Rotary's 5th annual World Polio Day livestream:

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Donate Your Time

Ending a disease is a massive effort and Rotary and our partners can’t do it alone. Learn how you can join us in our efforts to end polio.

Donate Your Funds

We’re closer than ever to eradicating polio but we’re not done yet. We still need funds to continue immunizations and surveillance efforts. Your gift will get us closer to the finish line.

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Donate Your Voice

We need your voice to help us end polio now. Get involved and spread the message so that we can end the second human disease in history.

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Let us know how you're participating in World Polio Day 2018 and you could be featured on our social media pages.

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Event Ideas

Polio documentary viewing party

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The Rotary Club of Haute Rive, Mauritius, hosted a screening of a documentary about polio in Pakistan.

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Host a Concert

Rotary clubs in Lucerne, Switzerland, raised $300,000 by hosting a concert with an internationally renowned conductor and orchestra.

Polio walk

Host a Polio Walk or Ride

Rotary clubs in Kenya and France hosted walks and cycling events to raise funds and awareness for polio eradication efforts.

Rotary and Gates Foundation

Learn how Rotary and World Polio Day 2017 sponsor the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are working together to end polio around the world.

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