#Global Polio Eradication Initiative

  • Article: Australia Commits $15 Million So Every Child Can Thrive and Live a Life Free From Polio

    Australia Commits $15 Million So Every Child Can Thrive and Live a Life Free From Polio

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 25, 2019

    Almost 6,000 Global Citizens called on Australia to make a generous new investment. Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Raise $2.6 Billion in Final Push to Eradicate Polio Once and for All
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    World Leaders Raise $2.6 Billion in Final Push to Eradicate Polio Once and for All

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 22, 2019

    “As long as polio virus still exists in any part of the world, all children are at risk.” Read more

  • Article: How Eliminating This One Disease Could Help Us Achieve Good Health for All
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    How Eliminating This One Disease Could Help Us Achieve Good Health for All

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 14, 2019

    It’s already 99.9% eradicated. Read more

  • Article: Why Global Leaders Need to Commit New Funding for Polio Eradication
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    Why Global Leaders Need to Commit New Funding for Polio Eradication

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 14, 2019

    World leaders will come together on Nov. 19 for a Polio Pledging Moment in Abu Dhabi. Read more

  • Article: The UK Is Going to Help Vaccinate 400 Million Children a Year Against Polio
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    The UK Is Going to Help Vaccinate 400 Million Children a Year Against Polio

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 5, 2019

    Bill Gates said it will make a “huge difference in eradicating this disease once and for all." Read more

  • Article: This Polio Survivor Wants to See A World Free of This Infectious Disease
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    This Polio Survivor Wants to See A World Free of This Infectious Disease

    By Safia Ibrahim|Oct. 24, 2019

    Polio can be eliminated by 2023 with new funding and immunization efforts around the world. Read more

  • Feature: These Are the People Fighting Polio Around the World
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    These Are the People Fighting Polio Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Olivia Kestin|Oct. 23, 2019

    Polio is 99.9% eradicated — thanks to frontline health workers. Read more

  • Article: Zambia's Health Minister Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children Against Polio
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    Zambia's Health Minister Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children Against Polio

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 22, 2019

    A 2-year-old boy has been found to have the virus. Read more