Rotary International's India National PolioPlus Committee

The war against Polio continues… but the victory is now in sight !

 

The crippling disease that held the world to ransom in the 1950's and 1960's has almost been eliminated with those two tiny drops of oral polio vaccine, a well thought out strategy, large financial resources and the dedication and commitment of thousands of devoted volunteers and international health agencies.

 

Rotary International is the volunteer arm of a global partnership dedicated to eradicating polio. In 1985, Rotary volunteers around the world embraced the fight against polio and 'POLIOPLUS' was born.

 

Till date, the PolioPlus programme has contributed  US $ 610 million for the protection of more than two billion children. By 2007 the end of the programme, Rotary's contribution will touch more than US$650 million apart from the manpower, materials and individual support provided by 1.2 million Rotarians world wide.

 

 

SNID - March 21, 2022

 

Our best chance ever for a Polio - free India !

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Last updated on 20 February, 2010