Polio Eradication

News items about the Polio Eradication Campaign

  • Polio Newsletter (10/19/2015) October Polio newsletter is available
  • Polio Update August 2015 (8/26/2015) Greg Maskalick, Polio Plus Coordinator writes with the latest news regarding the Polio campaign
  • Polio update – June 2015 (6/28/2015) There is much good news this month regarding our fight to eradicate Polio. We are not only so close to completing our mission, but so very close to doing so. It is going to take some more time and most likely some very hard work to accomplish worldwide eradication but we will do it. Good […]
  • Polio Eradication Effort – District newsletter (2/18/2015) Albert Ripamonti has made his latest newsletter available
  • What must Pakistan do to beat polio? (1/22/2015) Pakistan has yet to report a new case of polio in 2015 – but officials are keeping their fingers crossed nonetheless.

    In recent years the Taliban have banned vaccinations in areas under their control, while scores of health workers or policemen guarding vaccine campaigns have been shot dead by gunmen.

  • Man in iron lung discovers Rotary (1/22/2015) One might think a man living with polio in an iron lung would know about Rotary. But it wasn’t until Paul Alexander had a business meeting with a member in Duncanville, Texas, earlier this year that he learned Rotary fights to eradicate the very disease that left him almost completely paralyzed.
  • Polio at 60 (1/22/2015) Greg Maskalick is a Past President of RC Church Wilne and is a member of the District Foundation Committee.
    Greg has created a blog relating to the Worldwide effort to eradicate Polio. This can be accessed by the following link.


  • District Polio report for November (11/29/2014) District Polio Coordinator Albert Ripamonti has released an update on where we are with Polio Eradication
  • Kirkby prepares for End Polio week (10/15/2014) Kirkby in Ashfield share their plans for End Polio Day on October 24th.
  • Polio Eradication Newsletter (8/23/2014) The Latest District Newsletter for Polio Eradication is included below for download or print



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