Tag Archives: polio eradication

The Far Edge of Humanity

Today I stood on the far edge of humanity and it was beyond what 90% of us in the world would think is possible let alone acceptable (inside or outside of war). The reason I knew I was still within … Continue reading

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Global Polio Eradication Initiative Alive and Active in South Sudan

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) was formed in 1988 with the collaboration of Rotary International, the World Health Organisation (WHO), UNICEF, Centres for Disease Control (CDC) and in more recent times the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. While this … Continue reading

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STOPping Polio WIth Melis

STOPping Polio with Melis on National Immunisation Day (NID) in South Sudan For a National Immunisation Day (NID) it was an unusually late start to the day compared with other countries I have done these campaigns and also considering the … Continue reading

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Putting it All Together (with bumps)

Hi Folks Far and Wide! It has been a cruising start to the year with youth empowerment work in Malaysia, family and fun in Australia, creative conversations for Polio Points, dengue fever throughout my body and also in preparation for … Continue reading

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Radio Interview in Aotearoa New Zealand

I thought I would share this radio interview I did this morning in Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand. It is basically similar to the 100’s of conversations I am lucky to have with lots of new people in new places. Our … Continue reading

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Polio Eradication – the Good, the Bad, the Ugly and (mostly) the INSPIRING…

World Polio Day a time to reflect, resolve and respond I have now been putting my time, dedication, passion and energy into polio eradication since almost this day in 2011 when my colleague at Global Poverty Project said they wanted … Continue reading

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Don’t praise the messenger

A tribute to a hero on the ground, from the messenger… An incredible man I met last November in Pakistan, Waheed Khan, was murdered the other day just outside the amazing resource centre and school he tirelessly helped build  and … Continue reading

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