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To work with Bolivian Rotary clubs on water and sanitation project. Resulting from global grant.
Vaccine switched in 'milestone' towards ending polio
More than 150 countries have begun switching to a different polio vaccine - an important milestone towards polio eradication, health campaigners say. The new vaccine will target the two remaining strains of the virus under a switchover 18 months in the planning. 
 
There were just 74 cases of the paralyzing disease in (more...)
Rotary Helps Ghana Surpass Clean Water Goals
For over 20 years, Michael Anyekase has crisscrossed Ghana drilling boreholes and installing hand pumps on wells to provide clean water. Water for drinking, washing, and flushing toilets. 
 
"There is nothing more satisfying than when fresh water comes out of the well and the children shout, 'Hey, water! Water!'" says Anyekase, who works for Water in Africa, a nongovernmental organization (NGO). (more...)
Stopping Vaccine-Derived Polioviruses – January 2016 press release from the World Health Organization
In just four months’ time, the world will embark on one of the most ambitious globally synchronized projects in the history of vaccines.
 
April 2016 will see 155 countries and territories stop using the trivalent oral polio vaccine (OPV) and switch to the bivalent version of the vaccine... (more)
Photos from the January 2016 Rotary International Convention in Seoul Korea – From Rotary International
Photos from the January 2016 Rotary International Convention in Seoul Korea – From Rotary...
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Advancing peace brings Rotary, U.S. Olympic athletes together
On an evening in April, more than 50 representatives from the Rotary Peace Centers and members of the U.S. Olympic Committee who had gathered for an event in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA, were treated to a surprise: a pre-dinner performance by the U.S. men's Olympic gymnastics team. "They showcased their prowess in tumbling, the high bar, and the pommel horse. It was stunning!" says Rotary International Director Jennifer Jones, who served as the emcee for the April event at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. Sponsored by The Rotary Foundation, 1972 Olympic decathlon competitor Barry King,...
Follow our full convention coverage
Korea is playing host to Rotary's largest event of the year, its annual convention. More than 42,000 Rotary members from over 100 countries will come together this month to celebrate service, exchange ideas, and relax among friends at unforgettable concerts and social events. The convention runs from 28 May to 1 June. Attendees will hear from renowned experts in areas of peace, global health, and human rights. Our full coverage will include photos, videos, a live blog, and social media pages World Water Summit Immediately before the convention, the Water and Sanitation Rotarian Action Group...
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