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Rotary international through Nigeria National Polio Plus Committee recently installed borehole in Kasaki- Jeje, Karsti community, Abuja. In a bid to further relief the community of the water scarcity challenge and foster the hand washing culture to curtail the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Kazeem Mustapha, Vice Chairman of Nigeria Polio...

Last year there were only 22 reported cases—but until the disease is completely wiped out, there's a chance of a tragic resurgence Last month, India celebrated its fourth anniversary of being polio free. It was an incredible achievement considering that about 150,000 cases were reported every year in the late 1970s—when...

Community health workers responding to humanitarian crisis in Nigeria are helping to stop polio and malaria hand in hand. The people working to end polio are helping broader humanitarian response efforts in north-eastern Nigeria. With malaria currently claiming more lives than all other diseases put together, a campaign was launched...