One of PSA’s partners has created a new video highlighting what wheelchairs and mobility devices can mean for polio survivors in Nigeria. Please share this video with your contacts. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to post them to this thread.
In September, we sent our our newsletter with a feature about a video called “Rollaball” about the Ghana skate soccer team. The good news is that the video has been funded, and the Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group will be listed as an Associate Producer thanks to donations of individual board members. To read the […]
The Polio Survivors & Associates Rotary Action Group is also continuing our partnership with Wheels of Hope. Wheels of Hope is a unique 501 (c) 3 international leadership project of the Rotary Club of Traverse City, Michigan, and a partnership agreement with four Rotary Clubs located in Jos, Nigeria. This group is actively seeking contributions […]
The Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group has started yet another new partnership with Crutches4Africa, joining hands in our efforts to assist polio survivors. Crutches4Africa shares our passion for improving the live of polio survivors in developing countries andc has worked extensively in African countries. C4A has a long history of supplying mobility devices to those […]
The Salk Institute has posted the video from the Breathing and Sleep Symposium on their website at www.poliotoday.org. We received this note from Gladys: “I have watched the presentation all the way through again, and the information that was shared by our presenters is extremely valuable for all polio survivors to see…not just those with […]
Ray Taylor has updated his PowerPoint presentation “Polio: The The Irreversible Mistake”. Click here to download the PowerPoint from our Downloads section. As part of the presentation, a new video has been produced. It has been uploaded to YouTube to help educate all regarding Polio and the Polio Survivors and Associates Rotary Action Group. You […]
By Christina Macone-Greene SPECIAL TO THE UNION-TRIBUNE Sunday, April 11, 2010 at 12:02 a.m. ESCONDIDO— Jack Campbell didn’t celebrate his sixth birthday with a party like most kids do. Instead, polio confined him to an iron lung for a month at Los Angeles County Hospital. That was before Jonas Salk developed the polio vaccine in […]
Polio Canada is here for you. Through five main services, Polio Canada supports and informs the community and health care professionals; polio survivor registry, health care professionals registry, education and information, support groups, and conferences http://www.marchofdimes.ca/dimes/national_programs/national_programs/polio_canada/
http://poliotoday.org/ PolioToday.org is published by the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. This website is designed to raise awareness of post-polio syndrome and to be a resource for polio survivors. Dr. Jonas Salk, who developed the first safe and effective polio vaccine, founded the Salk Institute in 1960.
From Meghan McCarthy, Coordinator Rotary’s $200 Million Challenge- Consider these ideas for creative fundraisers that have proven successful for clubs and districts: