ABC News You might think the days of polio are over — but for many survivors the nightmare continues with the resurgence of symptoms … decades after infection. Additional footage courtesy of the Hankin Collection. More info @ http://ift.tt/2GAsPhw Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC March 16, 2018 at 09:48PM

AnnLee POLIO UPDATE THIS WEEK No new cases of wild poliovirus are reported, however, advance notice is given of two cases occurring in Afghanistan. AFGHANISTAN · Advance notifications have been received of two new cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1), one occurring in Kunar province, and one in Kandahar province. · This will raise […]

The world defeated smallpox. Why does polio still exist? – The Boston Globe When fighting a disease is a geopolitical priority, we find a way to make it happen. More info @ https://endpol.io/2HuHTMG Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC March 13, 2018 at 09:29AM

The Two Titans of Science That Changed Immunization Forever It’s International Women’s Day! To celebrate, we are highlighting the achievements of Margaret Pittman and Isabel Morgan – two titans of science that saved countless lives with their research. More info @ http://ift.tt/2p3IJZj Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC March 10, […]

The disability community’s long-awaited #MeToo moment Ripple effects of the #MeToo movement addressing sexual assault and harassment continue to cascade, from Hollywood to academia, sports to politics. For people like Pamela Stafford who are closest t… More info @ http://ift.tt/2oZNhRn Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC March 10, 2018 at […]

Inspiring skiier in Pakistan – Samaa TV Skiier Mohammad Ali, a native from Malam Jabba who is suffering from polio, is emerging as a major competitor in the sport. More info @ http://ift.tt/2H67wU4 Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC March 05, 2018 at 09:15PM

Ismail Rage, disabled by childhood polio, employed by a Mogadishu bank (ERGO) – Ismail Rage has become the first disabled person to get a staff job with a leading bank in Somalia. Two days after graduating from Simad University with a Bachelors in banking and fi… More info @ http://ift.tt/2FnCQ3l Automated post from Polio Survivors […]

Amazing technology! Hopefully the price will be reduced as more are made and all health insurance will recognize the need to assist in covering the expense. Just imagine the thousands of people whose lives would be changed because of these braces!

Polio survivor says life-changing leg braces should be funded by health system At 62, polio survivor Gordon Jackman can finally walk freely thanks to a life-changing leg brace. More info @ http://ift.tt/2CMF9b0 Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC February 28, 2018 at 06:34AM