#Polio

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

    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

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

    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: The Philippines Commences Mass Vaccination Campaign to Protect Children Against Polio

    The Philippines Commences Mass Vaccination Campaign to Protect Children Against Polio

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 24, 2019

    The Philippines was declared polio-free by the World Health Organization in 2000. Read more

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

    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

  • Article: Watch This Birmingham Writer's Heart-Rending Animated Poem About Her Experience of Polio
    AdvocacyHealth

    Watch This Birmingham Writer's Heart-Rending Animated Poem About Her Experience of Polio

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 21, 2019

    Josette Rice contracted polio age two in Jamaica. Now, she’s spreading the word through poetry. Read more

  • Article: Australian Politicians Unite to Champion One Last Push to End Polio
    ImpactHealth

    Australian Politicians Unite to Champion One Last Push to End Polio

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 18, 2019

    Polio, once one of the world’s most feared diseases, is now 99% eradicated. Read more