• 18-OCT-2013

  • SOURCE: Rotary International

'Good Wife' Co-Star Archie Panjabi Partners with Rotary, Northwestern to Put Polio Eradication on Center Stage Oct. 24

Actress and Rotary polio ambassador Archie Panjabi immunizes children against polio in India
Emmy-winning actress Archie Panjabi, best known for her role as Kalinda on the hit series "The Good Wife," will talk about her volunteer work in support of polio eradication during a special program co-hosted by Rotary and Northwestern University's Center for Global Health on Oct. 24 – World Polio Day 2013 – in downtown Chicago.

The program,World Polio Day: Making History, will include remarks by Dr. Bruce Aylward, the world's leading expert on polio eradication and assistant director-general for polio, emergencies and country collaboration at the World Health Organization; Dr. Robert Murphy, director of Northwestern University's Center for Global Health; and U.S. ParalympianDennis Ogbe,a polio survivor and ambassador for the United Nations Foundation's Shot@Life program.