A soldier in the war on polio ‘There are many polio warriors in Rotary, ” RI President Ian H.S. Riseley remarked at a fundraising dinner for End Polio Now in January, addressing the 400 attendees who filled the banquet hall of a hotel just south of Denver. “But none are more loyal or dedicated than Grant […]

NOTE TO POLIO SURVIVORS: “Brain Fatigue” — Not Physical Fatigue — Affects Walking.

Mental, Not Physical, Fatigue Affects Seniors’ Walking Ability Low “mental energy” may affect walking patterns in older adults more than physical fatigue. New research about the relationship between walking ability and self-reported mood will be presented today at the American Physiological Society (APS) annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2018 in San Di… More info @ […]

Americans Who Never Forget: Life Without Vaccines Three lives touched by vaccine-preventable disease, one message: don’t take immunization for granted. More info @ https://ift.tt/2I2jekm Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC April 26, 2018 at 08:34AM

Protected together – Vaccines work! | ICN A visit to a local RSPB reserve in the sunny weather turned up a range of birds flown in from the south that were ‘giving it their all’ singing to … More info @ https://ift.tt/2HmybfW Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC April 23, […]

Many thanks to these frontline workers, the foot soldiers working to create a polio-free world. Special thanks to the polio survivors raising their voices, working to ensure no child will have to endure the crippling effects of the poliovirus they know so well.

Rotary Gives Awards To 107 Polio Frontline Workers — Leadership Nigeria Newspapers The Nigeria National Polio Plus Committee (NNPPC) under Rotary International has given awards to 107 local community volunteers and primary health care workers who have shown greater sense of duty in the discharge of polio eradication services. Speaking yesterday during the awards ceremony, […]

Disabled MCom veggie vendor is PhD in taking life on with a smile, and winning A polio survivor. A post graduate in Commerce. A vegetable vendor for the last 20 years. It did not stop Suryakanth Ghogare from living life to the fullest More info @ https://ift.tt/2qv7Gh7 Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group […]

March of Dimes On this day in 1955, the Salk vaccine was deemed “safe, potent and effective.” This historical achievement has saved the lives of millions worldwide, all because March of Dimes volunteers spoke up and donors knew that even a dime could make a difference. And that’s why we’ll never stop fighting for the […]

Dr. Varghese, a hero to so many, especially polio survivors.

People’s doc, polio warrior As India remains polio-free for seven years, a tribute to a surgeon who has for 28 years fought the good fight for his patients, including some of the poorest in the country More info @ https://ift.tt/2GCFcg5 Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC April 06, 2018 at […]

Exercise: Use it and Lose it postpolio, polio, vaccines, news, health, More info @ https://ift.tt/2Gl74Ev Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC March 24, 2018 at 04:55PM

Albert Sabin – The man behind the vaccine that saved the world At a time when populations were paralysed in epidemic proportions, one Polish-born physician headed for the laboratory where he developed the first effective vaccine for polio. Today, 25 years after his passing, we remember the man behind this one magical cure. More info […]