Sub National Immunization Days - 9 September & 4 November 2021

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Chairman Deepak shared India’s success with New York University students


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Chairman Deepak shared India’s success with New York University students

The story about how India won the war against polio was shared by Chairman Deepak Kapur at the UN Secretariat office in New York with the graduating students in 'Global Affairs program' of New York University (NYU). Chairman Mr. Deepak Kapur who has been at the helm for more than a decade was invited to share the India story.

Chairman Deepak Kapur in his presentation highlighted the successful role played by each partner WHO, UNICEF, Rotary International, Govt. of India and State Governments in reaching the unreached child for Polio immunization.

Students learnt in detail about the challenges faced in implementation of national health campaigns in polio affected nation. These being political unrest, poor health infrastructure, resistance against vaccine, dismal public health services, troubles with administration in implementation - and role of voluntary organizations such as Rotary International and other partners in battling these odds and overcoming them to deliver success.

NYU has created an “End Polio Now website” – an interactive platform for the students sharing further details.  Web link: http://www.timsse.com/polio/

 

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