Latest figures on polio cases around the world March 2016
We proudly support the eradication of polio and applaud those on the ground who are out there vaccinating children in all conditions....
Wild Polio Virus - 1: There have been 7 cases since 1st January vs 20 cases at this time in 2015. 6 of these cases were in Pakistan vs 19 cases, and 1 case in Afghanistan vs 1.
Wild Polio Virus - 3: No cases since November 2012
Vaccine Derived Polio Virus - 1: 3 cases reported since 1st January 2016, all in Laos. There were 20 cases worldwide in 2015.
Vaccine Derived Polio Virus - 2: No cases since 1st January. There were 12 cases worldwide in 2015.
Vaccine derived polio only occurs when the oral polio vaccine is used, more and more countries are now using the inactive polio vaccine which cannot cause vaccine derived polio.
End Polio Now Co-ordinator.
President Howard introduces Polio to Knighton Primary
We talk to their school assembly about Rotary's involvement in polio eradication....details
Latest figures on polio cases worldwide August 2017
This is the latest news from Rotary's efforts to eradicate poliodetails
Latest figures on polio cases around the world April 2017
We proudly support the eradication of polio and applaud those on the ground who are out there vaccinating children in all conditions....details
Latest update on world polio figures 2.9.16
These are the latest figures from End Polio Now.....details
Latest figures on polio cases around the world May 2016
These are the figures from Pakistan and Afghanistan showing a continuing reduction in polio cases....details
NEW VACCINE DISTRIBUTED WORLD WIDE
Last month the largest and fastest globally coordinated rollout of a vaccine into routine immunisation programmes in history was completed.details
Latest figures on polio cases around the world February 2016
Wild Polio Virus - 1: There were 73 cases during 2015 vs 359 cases in 2014. 54 of these cases were in Pakistan vs 306 cases, and 19 cases in Afghanistan vs 28.details
Latest figures on polio cases around the world Dec 2015
The world is slowly and steadily being cleansed of the devastating polio virus......details
We are part of Rotary's World's Greatest Meal
This was the next of our regular monthly lunches at the home of Rotarians Martin and Margaret. Today we raised money for Rotary's Polio eradication programme......details
Update January/February 2013
Read about World Polio day 2013 and about India's success as of January 2013.details
Frugal Lunch with Ivan and Cathy Jones
This week we ate " frugally" at the Joneses in Wigmore.details
World Polio Day 2012
The day when all Rotarians celebrate being one year closer to eradication of polio.details