#Global Polio Eradication Initiative

  • Article: This 71-Year-Old Polio Survivor Has to Scrounge for Parts for His Iron Lung
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    This 71-Year-Old Polio Survivor Has to Scrounge for Parts for His Iron Lung

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 23, 2017

    Paul Alexander is proof the fight to end polio is not yet over. Read more

  • Article: Somalia Is Now Polio-Free
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    Somalia Is Now Polio-Free

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 14, 2017

    Polio has been eradicated from all but three countries around the world. Read more

  • Article: This Couple Have Been Married for 44 Years After Meeting as Toddlers on a Polio Ward
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    This Couple Have Been Married for 44 Years After Meeting as Toddlers on a Polio Ward

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 10, 2017

    They have just one regret about contracting the disease. Read more

  • Article: New Polio Cases Reported in DR Congo, the First in 5 Years
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    New Polio Cases Reported in DR Congo, the First in 5 Years

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 14, 2017

    Cases like these remind us why contributions are still important in the fight to end polio. Read more

  • Article: Canada Makes $100 Million Pledge for Polio Eradication
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    Canada Makes $100 Million Pledge for Polio Eradication

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 12, 2017

    “Women and girls will build a better world — a polio-free world.” Read more

  • Article: Minister Bibeau Receives Polio Petition and Announces Attendance at Rotary Convention
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    Minister Bibeau Receives Polio Petition and Announces Attendance at Rotary Convention

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 7, 2017

    Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau met with Global Citizen today to receive E-Petition 798. Read more

  • Article: Overheard in the House of Commons: One Last Push to End Polio
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    Overheard in the House of Commons: One Last Push to End Polio

    By Chelsey Smith|Feb. 27, 2017

    Polio anywhere is a threat to people everywhere. Read more

  • Article: Why We're Talking Global Health at the Democratic and Republican National Conventions
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    Why We're Talking Global Health at the Democratic and Republican National Conventions

    July 15, 2016

    Next stops: Cleveland and Philadelphia. Read more