Polio in the News 2015 - 2016
Polio Cases @ mid March 2016
Immunisation in Ghana
Last October members of the Rotary Club of Upper Eden visited a remote area of Central Ghana researching a Project. The visit coincided with The Rotary Polio week and the Region ( Kwahi - East )
had been designated as a vaccination area due to it's historically low
vaccination rate and 'no proof not Polio neutral' with a silent high
risk. Roger Frank was travelling with a fellow Upper Eden Rotarian Dr Carl Hallam
and he spent 4 days assisting in the campaign. The target was to immunise
1823 children in the District by going round house to house, farm to farm in
all the outlying communities travelling three up on an old Chinese motorcycle.
In the end over 1950 children were immunised and the campaign was deemed a
March 2016 News
Global Polio Eradication Initiative Newsletter. Click here.
December 2015 - Another Year, another step forward closer to a Polio free world.
Click here to visit the Polio Global Eradication Initiative Website for further information.
January 2015 News
Global Polio Eradication Initiative End-of-Year Statement, 2014. Click here for the full article.
Just one Polio Virus to go .... and ....... Thanks on World Polio Day. Further information click here.