How did India end polio?

India marked three years since its last case of wild polio on 13 January 2014, a landmark achievement for global public health and the worldwide effort to eradicate polio.

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Sir Emeka Offor announces new $1 million gift for polio eradication

Nigerian business leader and philanthropist Sir Emeka Offor announced a $1 million gift to The Rotary Foundation for polio eradication efforts at the Rotary Convention in Sydney. Australia’s Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, also announced his government will commit $100 million over five years to help eradicate polio.

Rotary breaks two world records

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