PolioPlus is the most ambitious program in Rotary’s history. In the Global Polio Eradication Initiative it is the volunteer arm. Rotary has led the private sector to rid the world of this crippling disease for over 30 years. PolioPlus is recognized worldwide as a model of public-private cooperation in pursuit of a humanitarian goal.  Rotary Club of Victoria-Harbourside has been proud to be a part of this initiative.

Over $1 Billion US

Rotary has contributed to eradicating Polio.

Over 2 Billion Children

has received the oral polio vaccine since the PolioPlus program’s inception in 1985.

Global Polio Eradication Initiative

Rotary paved the way for the formation of this initiative which was established in 1988.

1,000s of Rotarians

from around the world have volunteered for National Immunization Days to immunize children.

PolioPlus Helps Fund transportation, vaccine delivery, social mobilization, training, and more.

Eradicate Polio

Rotarians work to encourage governments to commit political and financial resources needed to eradicate polio.
Polio Global Eradication Initiative
The goal of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative is to complete the eradication and containment of all:
- Wild polio viruses
- Vaccine-related polio viruses
- Sabin polio viruses,
So that no child ever again suffers paralytic poliomyelitis.

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