Rotary Announces $100M To Support Global Effort To End Polio
Rotary: Rotary announces US$100 million to eradicate polio
“Rotary is giving US$100 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of thousands of children each year. The funding comes as Rotary and its partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) address the final — and most pressing — challenges to ending poliovirus transmission, and as Nigeria approaches three years without any reported cases of wild poliovirus, bringing the Africa region closer to polio-free status…” (6/10).
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