END POLIO NOW
NEWSLETTER
 
April 2018
Take action to End Polio Now
 
Four Ways Your Club Can Celebrate
World Immunization Week
World Immunization Week, 24-30 April, is a great opportunity to help spread the word on how immunization is critical to preventing and ending diseases, like polio. Looking for ideas for your next club meeting? Here are four things you and your club can do now to highlight this event.
 
 
 
Putting the fun in fundraising
From planting trees in Borneo to driving a purple car across Britain, Rotary clubs are having fun while they raise funds and awareness for our top goal.
 
 
Remembering Albert Sabin and the vaccine that changed the world

John Sever, M.D., vice chair of Rotary International's PolioPlus Committee, talks about how a breakfast meeting with Sabin in the early 1960's helped plant the seeds for Rotary's involvement in polio eradication decades later.
 
Reaching 10 million children in five days

In March, the Afghanistan polio eradication initiative conducted its first nation-wide immunization campaign for polio eradication in 2018. In just under a week, around 70,000 workers made the rounds to vaccinate almost ten million children. Here’s how they did it.
 
 
 
Every donation counts
Contribute any amount directly to the PolioPlus Fund to help us get closer to a polio-free world.