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

Feb. 23, 1954 | Clinical Trials Begin for Jonas Salk’s Polio Vaccine On Feb. 23, 1954, children from an elementary school in Pittsburgh received injections of Dr. Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine in a mass inoculation. More info @ http://ift.tt/2F2NmwP Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC February 23, 2018 at 12:42PM

How polio continues to affect the lives of those who caught it in childhood Post-polio syndrome can affect people exposed to the polio virus up to 40 years earlier. More info @ http://ift.tt/2C809Nh Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC February 21, 2018 at 05:05PM

HSE battles new wave of polio issues 30 years after last recorded case Up to three patients a month presenting with post-polio syndrome at Beaumont Hospital More info @ http://ift.tt/2EAwPkh Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC February 17, 2018 at 03:34PM

Squamish athlete chosen for Canada’s Paralympic ski team A local athlete will be representing Squamish at the Paralympics in PyeongChang this year. Alex Cairns has been chosen to join Canada’s para-alpine ski team. He’s expected to be competing in the . . . More info @ https://shar.es/1Lnp9o Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group […]

This is Why You Shouldn’t Pity the Paraplegic Life does not stop, nor does it get less interesting the day you no longer use your legs. For me, it allowed me to up my game. Show not only others but most importantly myself, just how strong I was. More info @ http://ift.tt/2nGu0nj Automated post from […]

Daily News gifts rare Franklin Roosevelt photo to think tank A rare photograph of President Franklin Roosevelt wearing the braces he needed to stabilize his polio-stricken legs was unveiled Monday. More info @ http://ift.tt/2AIC5LT Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://ift.tt/2cY37pC February 02, 2018 at 03:11PM