#Global Polio Eradication Initiative

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

  • Article: 5 World-Changing Aid Groups That Could Do With a Bit of Love Right Now
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    5 World-Changing Aid Groups That Could Do With a Bit of Love Right Now

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 18, 2019

    Another day, another attack on international aid. Let’s focus on the truth. Read more

  • Article: Bill & Melinda Gates: Investing in Global Health Is Saving Lives, So We Can't Stop Now
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    Bill & Melinda Gates: Investing in Global Health Is Saving Lives, So We Can't Stop Now

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 17, 2019

    The Gateses have invested $10 billion into global health initiatives in the last 20 years. Read more

  • Article: How Nelson Mandela Encouraged African Leaders to Take Action on Polio
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    How Nelson Mandela Encouraged African Leaders to Take Action on Polio

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 23, 2018

    Polio remains endemic in just one African country today. Read more

  • Article: 2.8 Million Children in Sudan Were Vaccinated Against Polio in Just 3 Days
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    2.8 Million Children in Sudan Were Vaccinated Against Polio in Just 3 Days

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 31, 2018

    UNICEF and WHO provided about 5 million doses of oral polio vaccines to reach children in 10 states. Read more

  • Article: This 2-Month-Old Girl Is Living Proof That We’re Winning the Fight Against Polio
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    This 2-Month-Old Girl Is Living Proof That We’re Winning the Fight Against Polio

    By Katie Dallas|March 13, 2018

    Your actions protected her from the devastating disease. Read more

  • Article: Bill and Melinda Gates Are Paying Off Nigeria’s $76 Million Debt to Japan
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    Bill and Melinda Gates Are Paying Off Nigeria’s $76 Million Debt to Japan

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 11, 2018

    Nigeria owes Japan $76 million for a polio eradication loan. Read more