Other Polio Information Organizations

Other Polio Information Organizations

Post-Polio Health International (PHI) / USA

Post-Polio Health International (PHI) / USAPHI’s mission is to improve the lives and independence of people affected by polio through education, advocacy, research and networking. Quarterly publication of 12 pages.post-polio health international
End of Polio
Information and actions to support polio eradication. Testimonials
Global Polio Eradication Initiative / SwitzerlandSwiss. Various information given by the organization in connection with polio: news, key documents, world census, videos.http://polioeradication.org
Post-Polio CanadaPost-Polio Canada, formerly Polio Canada, provides information and resources related to polio. Bi-annual newsletter offered by the organization.https://www.marchofdimes.ca

Rotary International has, for many years, been very involved in the fight to eradicate polio throughout the world. In 1985, The Rotary Foundation created the PolioPlus program to campaign within the private sector for a global effort to eradicate polio. In 1988, Rotary International joined forces with the World Health Organization, UNICEF and CDC Atlanta to launch the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, intended to support global immunization efforts. In 2007, a financial partnership between Rotary International and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation was announced to devote $200 million over three years to the polio eradication campaign. In 2010, the amount of this partnership increased to reach the objective of 555 million dollars,

This body is the directing and coordinating authority for international health work within the United Nations system. It is responsible for leading global health action, setting health research agendas, setting standards and benchmarks, presenting evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries, and monitoring and to assess trends in public health. You can find information about polio and the Global Polio Eradication Initiative on their website.

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