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POLIOSTOP FOR OCTOBER 2020

 

WORLD POLIO DAY- A POTENT REMINDER OF THE WORK STILL TO BE DONE.  

CHAIRMAN’S ADDRESS

In my virtual travels around the world since the certification of Africa as a polio-free region, a recurring question that gets asked is ” now that we are certified free of the wild polio virus what next?” This question is usually asked in two contexts; the most common being what we need to continue doing to ensure that we remain polio free and the less common is what next now that we have eradicated polio in the context of what new project we should be embarking on? The answer to the latter is none. Until we eradicate wild polio from the rest of the world in Pakistan and Afghanistan, we will remain focused on only one Rotary corporate project- global polio eradication. So, I will be focusing on what we must do to get the job done in this piece. We have gotten to Africa certification by working in four major thematic areas; 1. Advocacy 2. Awareness creation ….

 

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On a mission to ensure the END OF POLIO in Nigeria NOW! Polioplus Nigeria assists The Rotary Foundation (TRF) in achieving its objectives in polio eradication . . .