#Polio

  • Article: What Lessons Can We Learn From Polio in Tackling COVID-19?

    What Lessons Can We Learn From Polio in Tackling COVID-19?

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 8, 2020

    Polio used to be one of the deadliest diseases in the world. Now, it’s 99.9% eradicated. Read more

  • Article: Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo at Risk of Deadly Diseases as Vaccine Rates Fall

    Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo at Risk of Deadly Diseases as Vaccine Rates Fall

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 19, 2020

    COVID-19 is disrupting immunization efforts globally, risking further preventable deaths. Read more

  • Article: How Can We Prevent a Pandemic Like COVID-19 From Happening Again?

    How Can We Prevent a Pandemic Like COVID-19 From Happening Again?

    By Helen Lock|May 1, 2020

    Vaccine systems are crucial in laying the foundations for strong global health. Read more

  • Feature: Global Citizen's Action Taker of the Week: Samantha Wilson From Geelong, Australia

    Global Citizen's Action Taker of the Week: Samantha Wilson From Geelong, Australia

    By Madeleine Keck|April 7, 2020

    "If we don't drive for change, nothing will happen." Read more

  • Feature: Global Citizen’s Action Taker of the Week: Sarah Humphreys from Kent, England

    Global Citizen’s Action Taker of the Week: Sarah Humphreys from Kent, England

    By Helen Lock|March 30, 2020

    Global Citizens taking action are at the heart of how we fight extreme poverty and its root causes. Read more

  • Feature: Global Citizen’s Action Taker of the Week: Mandy Beck from Düsseldorf
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    Global Citizen’s Action Taker of the Week: Mandy Beck from Düsseldorf

    By Jana Sepehr|Jan. 28, 2020

    "We, as Global Citizens, stand for a world where health is not a privilege but a human right." Read more

  • Article: Polio Discovered in Malaysia for the First Time in 27 Years

    Polio Discovered in Malaysia for the First Time in 27 Years

    By Madeleine Keck|Dec. 15, 2019

    Malaysia’s last polio case was recorded in 1992 and the nation was declared polio-free in 2000. Read more

  • 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