"While on the Rotary Road and presenting a talk called, Rotary's Quest - the Eradication of Polio, I am often asked, "Why immunize if there is no Polio in my country?" Most often only a few short sentences nails down the answer, which I share with you... [Also covered:]
- The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI), created 11 years ago to help poor countries pay for vaccines. pp. 2 to 3
- How Immunizations work. pp. 4 to 8
- Pediatricians are demanding of parents - vaccinate your kids or find another doctor. p 9
- A Rotary Immunization Legacy - The Jack and Joan Blane Story. pp. 11 to 12
- When Rotary launched PolioPlus in 1985, the "plus" signaled that the polio eradication effort would increase immunizations against five other diseases prevalent in children: measles, tuberculosis, diphtheria, whooping cough, and tetanus. pp. 14 to 15
- A retrospective on Rotary's founder, Paul P. Harris pp. 20 to 21"