KC woman one of few relying on iron lung to help her breathe after polio paralyzed her Mona Randolph is one of only a handful of people in the U.S. still relying on an iron lung to help her breathe, and there’s a reason she hasn’t embraced more modern solutions. More info @ http://ift.tt/2DjxYId Automated […]

Beachview It’s the middle of the 1948 polio epidemic. Young Joyce and her brother Pete are excited to be allowed out of the house, in defiance of the… More info @ http://ift.tt/2mMtW4W Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC January 17, 2018 at 08:36AM

We owe so much to our loving and loyal four-legged family members. Marilyn McWilliams shares just how grateful she is to have her dog Kerry to help her combat her PPS.

Service dog supports Winnipegger with post-polio syndrome A Winnipeg woman’s post-polio syndrome robbed her of her strength, her independence and her mobility, but a service dog named Kerry — one of the first in Canada to help polio survivors — is giving some of it back to her. More info @ http://ift.tt/2msqag0 Automated post from […]

Polio this week as of 10 January 2018 News and Press Release from Global Polio Eradication Initiative, published 11 Jan 2018 More info @ http://ift.tt/2AS4kb4 Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC January 11, 2018 at 06:25PM

Polio book best seller A HANDBOOK produced by Mornington Peninsula Post Polio Support Group to help polio survivors, has turned out to be the best seller for 2017 for Random Harvest e-library. “We have sold downloads of ‘Life Skills for Polios’ to Djakarta, Harare, Wales, various states of America and hard copies al… More info […]

You might want to add “Coffee With the Experts” to your new year updates. Their newest video explains the difference between the Oral and Inactivated Polio Vaccines in a way that all of us can understand the difference. #endpolionow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hS4u_fFX3IY

Coffee with Polio Experts: Carolyn Sein, WHO Carolyn Sein, Technical Officer for the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) programme, talks to us about circulating vaccine-derived polioviruses, and… More info @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hS4u_fFX3IY Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC January 05, 2018 at 07:34AM

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Re-Inventing Christmas – Welcome to Sunny’s Blog This year, December ushered in a dim and bewildering Christmas season for me. My family members all had important new personal plans that barred me from celebrating Christmas day with any of them. No family at Christmas. I wavered, forsaken. For the first time in my 70-year life, […]

Armed with handkerchief, Pishin’s Dadi fights poliovirus Despite difficulties, Pishin’s women are determined to see a polio-free Pakistan. More info @ http://ift.tt/2zU7VEZ Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC December 31, 2017 at 05:37AM

The Invisibility of Being Old, Disabled Or Both An 82-year-old woman with post-polio syndrome feels erased from society More info @ http://ift.tt/2ltW23m Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC December 30, 2017 at 06:57AM

How surviving polio has impacted my personality – Skin Stories – Medium by Abha Khetarpal More info @ http://ift.tt/2z4Tmy7 Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC December 20, 2017 at 08:56AM