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Polio Eradication

The Enigmatic Legacy of Manmohan Singh

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 08.18.2014 | Home
Ronak D. Desai

A closer examination of Singh's record reveals a combination of both profound failure and accomplishment. Far from being settled, Singh's legacy is likely to remain the subject of vigorous debate for years to come.

13 Ways We Made Serious Progress On Issues That Matter In 2013

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois and Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

Sometimes, it's easy to focus on the fact that society may, in fact, be regressing. Alternatively, we thought we'd focus on how we progressed...

Polio Eradication: Urgent Need for Action

Dr. Alan Hinman | Posted 08.17.2013 | Impact
Dr. Alan Hinman

Twenty-five years after we set out to achieve one of the most ambitious public health goals ever, we are within reach of the finish line: polio eradication.

World Health Day: A Collaborative Partnership With Civil Society Is Needed

Amb. Ufuk Gokcen | Posted 04.08.2013 | Religion
Amb. Ufuk Gokcen

Singularly combating specific diseases will not lead to widespread access to healthcare or eradication of diseases like polio or tuberculosis. This is particularly true in developing countries due to complexities of the challenges involved.

Why I Traveled 3,000 Miles to Advocate for Children Who Aren't Mine

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 04.24.2013 | Impact
Lois Alter Mark

Every 20 seconds, a child around the world dies from a disease that could have been prevented by a vaccine. Annually, that number equals almost half the children entering kindergarten in the United States alone this year.

Meet Ruksa, 3 Years Old And India's Last Polio Victim

Posted 01.16.2013 | Impact

Three-year-old Ruksa Khatun is a typical toddler in many ways. She’s new to walking, and stumbles when she tries. But Khatun’s struggle unique....

Polio Eradication At Risk By Funding Shortfall

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) - An almost $1 billion shortfall in funding for the fight against polio is putting global ef...