#world polio day

  • Article: Australia Allocates Funding to Fight Escalating Polio Outbreak in Papua New Guinea

    Australia Allocates Funding to Fight Escalating Polio Outbreak in Papua New Guinea

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 22, 2018

    Australia will allocate $6 million dollars to fight polio in its nearest neighbour. Read more

  • Article: World Polio Day Parliamentary Event Unites the Australian Parliament
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    World Polio Day Parliamentary Event Unites the Australian Parliament

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 21, 2018

    "We’ve come a long way already, and one last push will finish polio.” Read more

  • Article: These British Politicians Battled Paralympians in a Wheelchair Basketball Match — And Were Actually Quite Good

    These British Politicians Battled Paralympians in a Wheelchair Basketball Match — And Were Actually Quite Good

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 24, 2017

    London hosted the battle of the titans for World Polio Day. Read more

  • Article: It’s World Polio Day: Here’s What the World Accomplished This Year

    It’s World Polio Day: Here’s What the World Accomplished This Year

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 24, 2017

    We are so close to eradicating the second disease in history — but there is still work to be done. Read more

  • Article: 3 Times the Fight to End Polio Helped Prevent Other Health Emergencies
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    3 Times the Fight to End Polio Helped Prevent Other Health Emergencies

    By Shakira Donovan|Oct. 24, 2017

    Polio eradication efforts are helping to advance the movement for universal health care. Read more

  • Article: 'Breathe' Offers a New Take on Love In Hollywood — With a Story About Polio

    'Breathe' Offers a New Take on Love In Hollywood — With a Story About Polio

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 23, 2017

    Global Citizen talked with “Breathe” producer Jonathan Cavendish. Read more

  • Article: The US Must Continue Supporting Polio Eradication — And Here’s Why
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    The US Must Continue Supporting Polio Eradication — And Here’s Why

    By Solange Fortenbach|Oct. 23, 2017

    The US has been a leader in the fight to eradicate polio; this shouldn’t stop now. Read more

  • Article: We Urgently Need to Eradicate Polio, So Why Are Rich Countries Waiting to Act?

    We Urgently Need to Eradicate Polio, So Why Are Rich Countries Waiting to Act?

    By Paul Abernethy|Oct. 24, 2016

    Just over two months ago, a tragedy happened that probably didn’t make it onto your newsfeed. Read more