In Pakistan, A Frenzied Effort to Eradicate Polio – The Development Set Only three countries in the world still suffer polio outbreaks. Pakistan’s inoculation campaign aims to get them off the list. More info @ http://ift.tt/2qos1Wq Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC May 16, 2017 at 12:18PM

A Syrian physician brings personal experience to polio immunization campaign HAMA, Syrian Arab Republic, 11 May 2017 – Dr. Majed contracted polio at the age of 7 months. He grew up determined to protect as many children as possible from this life-threatening disease. More info @ http://ift.tt/2qIWmAB Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group […]

Meet ClaraBelle Blue: Children’s Book Highlights Similarities Rather Than Differences Adiba Nelson, mother of a child with special needs authors book highlighting childrens similarities rather than their differences. More info @ http://ift.tt/2qDRTz0 Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC May 13, 2017 at 01:43PM

Getting to zero: Rotary’s stubborn campaign to rid the world of polio Humanosphere podcast, Tom Murphy talks with Carol Pandak, director of Rotary’s PolioPlus program. Pandak describes where the eradication effort stands today and what is needed to get to zero new cases. More info @ http://ift.tt/2qBjz7J Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group […]

When Disability Is Misdiagnosed as Bad Behavior There’s no one way to look or be disabled. When someone asks for an accommodation, believe them. More info @ http://ift.tt/2q29IGx Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC May 11, 2017 at 01:23PM

Polio heroes

The Guardian Aminu Ahmen el Wada is fighting to eradicate polio in Nigeria. After losing the use of his legs to polio as a child, he now makes hand-operated bikes for polio survivors across Kano, northern Nigeria, where he lives. He has set up a polio survivors support group in the city, and in his […]

How polio still affects survivors decades later The challenges of dealing with the aftereffects of polio when the disease has been eradicated for decades. More info @ http://ift.tt/2qZEoWu Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC May 10, 2017 at 08:40AM

Where polio hides For a 13-month-old boy whose family lives in northeastern Nigeria, escaping Boko Haram was only the beginning of a long, difficult journey. More info @ http://ift.tt/2ppaLxe Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC May 07, 2017 at 07:24PM

A post-polio syndrome primer on the lasting effects of the virus Between 1917 and 1953, more than 10,000 Canadians were infected with polio. But for some of those who survived, a dark legacy of the virus survived with them — post-polio syndrome. More info @ http://ift.tt/2qKagON Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) […]

Responding to a Polio Outbreak Anytime a child is paralysed by polio in any country, the World Health Organization moves fast to stop the virus. From gathering information to coordinating … More info @ https://youtu.be/CtHbk0GL6sE Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC May 03, 2017 at 01:06PM