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February 2019 Take action to End Polio Now 

5 ways Rotary is making progress to end polio

Although work remains before we fully end polio, we can be proud of the incredible progress we’ve made, working with our partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. As we begin 2019, Rotary is advancing toward our top goal in five notable ways.
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Rotary clubs in Brazil join forces to boost nationwide vaccination coverage

A successful nationwide project in Brazil to improve vaccination coverage in a polio-free region highlights the importance of remaining vigilant. Doing so can prevent a polio resurgence and raise awareness of polio immunization and other potentially lifesaving vaccinations.


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Innovation and change may be the key to ending polio

Social entrepreneurs can learn a lot from the global effort to eradicate polio, says Devin Thorpe, a Rotarian and a writer for Forbes magazine. What has allowed us to make such remarkable progress though may not be what we need to do to reach our final goal.

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Rotarian keeps returning to India to wipe out polio innovation and change may be the key to ending polio

Rotarian Anil Garg has led groups of Rotary volunteers on nearly 20 trips to India to participate in National Immunization Days. In addition to vaccinating children against polio, Garg says that these kinds of volunteer efforts play an important role in raising awareness about Rotary and getting more people involved.
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