Africa: Global Call to End Polio
Eradicating Polio is a tremendous challenge, but the world is coming together with the financial resources, the political commitment, and the innovation necessary to protect every child everywhere from this preventable disease, writes Bill Gates in the Impatient Optimists blog of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 25 September 2012
This week, I am heading from Seattle to New York to speak for 180 seconds. I will be talking at a United Nations meeting about the fight to eradicate polio. I am very passionate on... read more »
Administering polio drops.
Rotary International, 27 September 2012
EVANSTON, Ill., September 27, 2012/ -- Rotary International plans to contribute US $75 million over three years to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative as part of a worldwide... read more »
United States Department of State, 27 September 2012
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative announced September 27 that polio cases worldwide have reached their lowest numbers, occurring in fewer places than at any time in history.... read more »
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 27 September 2012
In a display of solidarity, leaders from around the world today vowed to capitalize on progress achieved this year and to step up the fight to eradicate polio. Heads of state from... read more »