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Fans encouraged to join the conversation at www.facebook.com/morethanagoal; Search #morethanagoal on Twitter WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Futbol Club (FC) Barcelona, FC Barcelona Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation kicked off a three-year partnership today to energize the global fight to end polio and draw attention to the promise of life-saving vaccines.
(PRWEB) July 27, 2011 The United Nations Foundation today welcomed Romaniaâ€™s announcement that it was joining the Global Polio Eradication Initiative with its first grant that will provide polio vaccinations for 40,000 children.
NEW ORLEANS, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A city already famous for its internationality and color will receive more than 19,000 Rotary club members from over 160 countries for the humanitarian service organization's annual convention.
Violin virtuoso who survived polio as a child will perform in special benefit concert to fight the disease EVANSTON, Ill., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary International, violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman and guest conductor James DePreist join members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to present the Concert to End Polio to benefit the global effort to eradicate this disabling childhood disease. WHEN: The Concert to End Polio will take place at 7:30 p.m.
LYON, France and SWIFTWATER, Pa., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of the sanofi-aventis Group (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), today will participate in the first international bell-ringing event by a company listed on NYSE Euronext.
From Italy's Trevi Fountain to the New York Stock Exchange, world landmarks will carry Rotary's End Polio Now pledge the week of Feb. 23 EVANSTON, Ill., Feb.
Bill Gates leads list of international public figures 'This Close' to ending polio EVANSTON, Ill., Jan.
Speaking at Historic Roosevelt House, Gates Outlines Why the World Should Prioritize Vaccines and the Eradication of Polio NEW YORK, Jan.
Citing dramatic gains achieved with polio vaccines, Prime Minister David Cameron, Bill and Melinda Gates call on world leaders to finish the job DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan.
A new study released today estimates that the global initiative to eradicate polio could provide net benefits of at least US$40-50 billion if transmission of wild polioviruses is interrupted within the next five years.
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