The Global Polio Eradication Initiative is a public-private partnership led by national governments and spearheaded by the World Health Organization (WHO), Rotary International, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Its goal is to eradicate polio worldwide.  Learn more about this unique public health initiative on our partnership website.For resources and information you can use to join us in the fight, Visit Rotary’s polio eradication website ( and help us End Polio Now!

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We’re closer than ever to eradicating polio — and yet there’s Syria. Via Washington Post:

CNN's Ashleigh Banfield interviews @BillGates about the new pledge of $450 million to #endpolio.

World governments and organizations came together to pledge $1.2 billion to end polio. Get a recap of how it happened:

Health officials are taking steps to immunize children and prevent further spread of vaccine-derived polio in Syria.

Thank you, European Commission for your support and new $61.4 million pledge for polio eradication efforts!

Join Dr. John Sever for a Reddit AMA now! He's answering questions and sharing stories about his work on ending polio:

Thanks to John Cena and Bill Gates for joining us at Rotary's Convention in Atlanta last week!

Thank you, Canada for your long-standing support and new $75 million pledge for polio eradication efforts! Via The Globe and Mail: