Tag Archives: WHO

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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Stop Transmission of Polio (STOP) Program

I thought some folks might be interested to know about the program I am involved with here in Uganda. This is some background info and hopefully inspiration for anyone out there keen to play an active role in the global … Continue reading

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17 Fantastic Hours of Polio Eradication

The 2nd of November I feel I have to share with you this date and the details of it as the inspiration floating around this day was incredible… A beautiful early start to the day while the temperature hovers below … Continue reading

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What a way to Hangout in Karachi…

The End of Polio was the host of guests talking live from Geneva, Switzerland; Toronto, Canada; Perth, Australia; New Delhi, India; Islamabad and Karachi, Pakistan; all at the same time. Then who knows how many different countries were represented in … Continue reading

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Summer of Polio Eradication Across North America…?

This is a failed attempt to sum up 6 months of polio eradication advocacy in a few words (well not really but it is mostly in dot points). I have to say this summer was the richest professional experiences I … Continue reading

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