• 25-APR-2012

  • SOURCE: Rotary International

Rotary honors U.S. lawmakers for leadership in polio eradication

Rotary Celebrates India's First Polio-Free Year
Rotary International will recognize seven members of Congress as Polio Eradication Champions on April 24, at the United States Capitol Building.

Rotary established the Polio Eradication Champion Award in 1995 to honor heads of state and others who have made a significant global contribution to ending polio. Since the 1980s, the United States government has contributed more than $2 billion to polio eradication.