#Global Polio Eradication Initiative

  • Article: This Couple Have Been Married for Over 40 Years After Meeting as Toddlers on a Polio Ward

    This Couple Have Been Married for Over 40 Years After Meeting as Toddlers on a Polio Ward

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 18, 2019

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

  • Article: An NHS Doctor Has Shared 5 Powerful Reasons Why Vaccines Have Changed the World
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    An NHS Doctor Has Shared 5 Powerful Reasons Why Vaccines Have Changed the World

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 10, 2019

    Vaccines tell the story of human progress — and you have to see these tweets. Read more

  • Article: This Global Initiative Has Eliminated 99.9% of Polio Cases Around the World
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    This Global Initiative Has Eliminated 99.9% of Polio Cases Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Pia Gralki|Aug. 2, 2019

    The Global Polio Eradication Initiative has vaccinated more than 2.5 billion children. Read more

  • Article: This British Polio Survivor Shared His 3 Wishes With Us — and You Need to Hear Them
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    This British Polio Survivor Shared His 3 Wishes With Us — and You Need to Hear Them

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Imogen Calderwood|July 19, 2019

    Colin Powell joined us in London to hand over your 27,000 petition signatures and personal messages. Read more

  • Article: This NHS Worker’s Family Has Been Hit by Malaria and Polio. Now She’s Raising Her Voice.
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    This NHS Worker’s Family Has Been Hit by Malaria and Polio. Now She’s Raising Her Voice.

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 16, 2019

    Hauwa Mohammed is a true Global Citizen — we asked her why campaigning on health care is so vital. Read more

  • Article: Africa Could Be Officially Polio-Free Within the Next Few Months
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    Africa Could Be Officially Polio-Free Within the Next Few Months

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 3, 2019

    But eliminating the virus from Pakistan is proving to be more difficult. Read more

  • Article: This 29-Year Old Footballer Tragically Died of Polio. 60 Years Later, Birmingham Remembers His Legacy.

    This 29-Year Old Footballer Tragically Died of Polio. 60 Years Later, Birmingham Remembers His Legacy.

    By James Hitchings-Hales|April 30, 2019

    Jeff Hall died less than two years after starring in an FA Cup final. Read more

  • Article: It's Been 5 Years Since India Was Officially Declared Polio-Free. Here's Why That Matters.
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    It's Been 5 Years Since India Was Officially Declared Polio-Free. Here's Why That Matters.

    By Gaëlle LanguéJana Sepehr  and  Jackie Marchildon|March 27, 2019

    There were only 33 cases of wild polio in 2018. Read more