Polio

Stopping Polio in its Tracks

“Polio is on the verge of becoming the second disease after smallpox to have been successfully eradicated from the globe. We’re working to ensure that this becomes a reality.” ~ Bill Gates There is no cure for the polio virus. “Approximately 95% of persons infected with polio will have no symptoms. About 4-8% of infected [...]

PCI Fights Back Against Polio in India

In the global fight against infectious disease, victories of any size deserve to be celebrated. Any increase in vaccination percentages and decrease in recorded cases is one step closer to eradication. PCI has made strong headway in the fight against many of these diseases, but one particular PCI disease prevention program that has seen almost [...]

By | 2017-12-07T14:59:08+00:00 August 23rd, 2013|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, India, Polio|

Making Polio History

PCI's Programs in India Contribute to Global Efforts to Eradicate the Disease In the global fight against infectious disease, victories of every size deserve to be celebrated. Any increase in vaccinations and decrease in the number of new cases bring us one step closer to eradication. PCI has made strong headway in the fight against [...]

Indian Community Celebrates Milestone in Fight Against Polio

On February 23rd, 2013, the world's first Polio Chowk was unveiled in Moradabad, India. Moradabad District outside Delhi has been called the epicenter of polio globally and this Polio Chowk will serve as a visual reminder of the progress in the fight against polio in Moradabad and around the world. PCI has been working as [...]

By | 2017-12-08T11:06:20+00:00 April 16th, 2013|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, India, Polio|