Category Archives: Eradicating Polio

Rotary’s iron lung road trip to eradicate Polio coming to Forbes

lifted from Forbes Advocate | contributed by: PP Ruby Bairan, RC Chinatown Manila The machine in this picture might not even be recognised by many young people, but just a couple of generations ago thousands of children contracted polio – and lived in one of these just so they could breathe. Vaccinations mean the polio […]

Can you top these creative polio fundraisers?

From riding the rails in Sydney, Australia, to crossing mountain paths on the way to the ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in Peru, members of Rotary have been coming up with creative ways to raise money and awareness for polio eradication leading up to World Polio Day 24 October. Already, clubs and individuals have […]