David Salamone, who contracted polio from vaccine and helped spur changes in U.S. immunization policy, dies at 28 Because of an immune deficiency, he developed polio from a vaccine. His father led an effort to change federal vaccination procedures. More info @ https://ift.tt/2DezEYa Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC September […]

John A very serious issue in the Disabled Community: Please take this issue very seriously…. More info @ https://ift.tt/2NDQFPg Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC September 13, 2018 at 09:45AM

Health care technology – Aids for the disabled Liftup develops a broad range of solutions within welfare technology with a focus on innovation, design and safety. More info @ https://ift.tt/2piFBci Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC September 08, 2018 at 06:31AM

Everyone should read this.

Preventing Muscle Loss Among the Elderly Sarcopenia, a decline in skeletal muscle in older people, contributes to loss of independence. More info @ https://nyti.ms/2CdChJ8?smid=nytcore-ios-share Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC September 05, 2018 at 08:18AM

“For the Pakistan polio eradication programme, Independence Day is an important opportunity. From morning to night, they will take part in a herculean effort to vaccinate all children visiting the mausoleum against the poliovirus. In doing so, they are setting world records for the number of children vaccinated in one location.” #endpolio

GPEI-Pakistan: vaccinating the nation on Independence Day On Pakistan Independence Day, vaccinators break records for the number of children protected against polio. More info @ https://ift.tt/2MM0hYt Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC September 04, 2018 at 01:55PM

Gotta Love Sports Doctors told Wilma Rudolph she would never walk again, but that didn’t stop her from making Olympic Track & Field history. More info @ https://ift.tt/2wsVxgs Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC September 02, 2018 at 03:26PM

Don’t forget to register for Dr. Richard Bruno’s Webcast of Post-Polio Syndrome. Our own John Nanni will be one of the presenters….his topic will be the importance of Vaccinating all children of the world. #CountdownToHistory #Rotary #EndPolioNow #PolioPlus #DropToZero #WGMeal #RotaryBeTheInspiration

John Don’t forget to register for Dr. Richard Bruno’s Webcast of Post-Polio Syndrome. I will be one of the presenters….my topic will be the importance of Vaccinating all children of the world and Rotary’s role in eradicating polio worldwide. #CountdownToHistory #Rotary #EndPolioNow #PolioPlus #DropToZero #WGMeal #RotaryBeTheInspiration More info @ https://ift.tt/2NE0ABb Automated post from Polio Survivors […]

A hero to so many.

The surgeon who runs India’s last polio ward Working on an 18-hour shift daily Dr Mathew Varghese has devoted his entire career to restoring mobility and dignity to those left crippled by the disease More info @ https://ift.tt/2C0lqcy Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC August 31, 2018 at 05:37AM

A long overdue tribute.

The National Portrait Gallery Just Unveiled Its Tribute to Henrietta Lacks, ‘The Mother of Modern Medicine’ A long overdue tribute. More info @ http://po.st/uieZ2p Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – https://ift.tt/2cY37pC August 23, 2018 at 05:30AM

John World Polio Day, October 24, Just Around the Corner! RC Easton, MD: A Night at the Movies Many of you are familiar with the recent 56-minute movie produced by D7620’s PDG Ken Solow: “Dare to Dream: How Rotary Became the Heart & Soul of Polio Eradication”. But you might not be aware of the […]