Through a global grant, Rotary members in India are fighting disease and raising breast cancer awareness with a mobile lab that brings mammography services right to women’s doorsteps. The project is an example of how you can work sustainability and training into a global grant involving a vehicle. Read more and follow these links for other examples of Rotary members working to prevent disease.
- Read about a mobile ICU
- Lend support to a mobile cancer screening project in Zimbabwe
- Browse blog posts about disease prevention
Paralympian Dennis Ogbe defies paralysis
At age three, Dennis Ogbe contracted malaria, and while receiving treatment at a clinic near his home in rural Nigeria, he became infected with the poliovirus. Now a U.S. citizen, Ogbe has made a name for himself in the international Paralympic community. Read his conversation with The Rotarian, and learn more about our efforts to eradicate polio.
- Read the story
- Project delivers wheelchairs to polio victims
- Read Ogbe’s blog post
- Join the discussion on eradicating polio