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Latest Poliomyelitis eradication Stories

2011-01-31 10:06:00

Bill Gates leads list of international public figures 'This Close' to ending polio EVANSTON, Ill., Jan.

2011-01-31 07:00:00

Speaking at Historic Roosevelt House, Gates Outlines Why the World Should Prioritize Vaccines and the Eradication of Polio NEW YORK, Jan.

2011-01-28 10:00:00

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.

2011-01-27 12:44:01

On January 27th, the U.S. government and the government of the Russian Federation, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Russian Federation (MOHSD), signed a Protocol of Intent on Cooperation for the Global Eradication of Polio.

2011-01-19 12:49:00

Virtuoso violinist who survived polio as a child will perform in special benefit concert to protect the world's children CHICAGO, Jan.

2010-12-15 00:00:40

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF gratefully acknowledged receipt of a $4 million grant from Google, Inc. to address the critical fundraising gap of $14 million in UNICEF’s Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) pipeline for outbreak response. New York, NY (Vocus) December 14, 2010 The U.S.

2010-11-22 13:55:49

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.

2010-06-24 13:49:55

A vaccine-derived strain of poliovirus that has spread in recent years is serious but it can be tackled with an existing vaccine.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.