September 2022 PolioStop

 It is no longer news that in the last year, we have recorded new cases of the wild poliovirus in Africa. This is asides from the escalation of outbreaks of the circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus in many African countries. The 7 cases seen so far between the end of last year and the present moment in […]

Dr. Tunji Funsho, chair of Nigeria National PolioPlus Committee, is recognized as New African Magazine’s 100 Most Influential Africans of 2020.

Nigerian physician Dr. Funsho was the driving force behind a programme to eradicate polio from its last African redoubt in Nigeria. After a long career as a Lagos-based cardiologist, Funsho was meant to be enjoying his retirement but with polio still rampant and causing paralysis in children across Nigeria, he spearheaded Rotary International’s effort to […]