#polio

  • Article: Polio Immunization Is One of the World's Untold Success Stories
    OpinionHealth

    Polio Immunization Is One of the World's Untold Success Stories

    By Ramesh Ferris  and  Larry Bagnell|April 30, 2019

    But the job is not yet complete. Read more

  • Article: This Global Citizen of Canada Has Tackled Polio From Nigeria to Switzerland
    Health

    This Global Citizen of Canada Has Tackled Polio From Nigeria to Switzerland

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 25, 2019

    “My motto is, ‘Do what it takes to get the job done.’” Read more

  • Article: 5 Crucial Facts You Need to Know This World Health Day
    Health

    5 Crucial Facts You Need to Know This World Health Day

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 5, 2019

    “Eradicating an infectious disease is a staggeringly difficult task — we’ve only done it once.” Read more

  • Article: Here's What Global Citizen Is Working on This World Health Day
    AdvocacyHealth

    Here's What Global Citizen Is Working on This World Health Day

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 5, 2019

    …and how you can take action to help. Read more

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

    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: How the Crisis in Venezuela Could Spread Diseases Around the World
    Health

    How the Crisis in Venezuela Could Spread Diseases Around the World

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Feb. 1, 2019

    Low vaccination rates could fuel disease outbreaks beyond the country’s borders. Read more

  • Article: Here’s What You Should Know About Canada’s History of Foreign Aid
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    Here’s What You Should Know About Canada’s History of Foreign Aid

    Jan. 30, 2019

    For #IDW2019, Global Citizen took a look at the past, present, and future of Canada’s foreign aid. Read more

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

    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