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Assistance dogs graduate, bringing new hope to those with disabilities With the hand-off of a dog leash, 12 people with a variety of disabilities are

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Pain a constant companion for Timaru polio survivor Reita-Anne Peebles was 12 when she contracted polio. Now in her 80s, she still remembers the day

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‘I opposed vaccinations until my son caught polio’ A Nigerian father who used to chase health workers away from his home has a change of

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Paralysis, pain and iron lungs: Why parents once dreaded polio season An Arroyo Grande, California whose son was diagnosed with polio writes about the disease,

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Paralysis, pain and iron lungs: Why parents once dreaded polio season An Arroyo Grande, California whose son was diagnosed with polio writes about the disease,

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My dad’s life was cut short by polio – I know the horrors of this terrible disease Like thousands of others in the UK, my

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Wild polio virus type 3 eradicated: WHO | Samaa Digital Type 1 continues to circulate in Pakistan,…; More info @ https://ift.tt/2Jj6F5S Automated post from Polio

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Nigerian Polio Survivor Gives Hope to Thousands Ten years ago, Nigeria accounted for half of the world’s polio cases, but following an aggressive vaccination program,

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“Today the wheelchair is one of the most commonly used assistive devices for enhancing the personal mobility of people with disabilities. Considered a basic human right for people with limited mobility by the World Health Organisation, it opens up a world of independence and enables participation in social, economic and cultural life.”

BY KAY NIAS ON 1 MARCH 2019 HISTORY OF THE WHEELCHAIR To celebrate International Wheelchair Day on the 1st March, Research Fellow Kay Nias explores

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