polio plus- knowing the enemy

Disease Eradication

"Remaining ignorant or uninformed about something will allow you to not have a sense of responsibility to worry or think about it. "


The following videos were used sequentially over the last five weeks leading up to the program in May, followed by a comprehensive questionnaire.  The intent next year is to expand this information program by challenging them  to take action.

vIDEO #1 - DISEASE ERADICATION - A GIFT TO THE WORLD

Why Getting to Zero Matters

Polio cases have been reduced by 99.9% worldwide since 1988. But continuing efforts to end the disease are critical to eradicating polio for good. We've immunized over 2.5 billion children in the world's most sophisticated global health initiative. You can help us make history by getting to zero.

Video #2 - Why getting to zero matters

Is Polio Still a Threat? -- The Doctors

Thanks to effective vaccine, Canada  has been polio-free since 1979. But poliovirus is still a threat in some countries. Be part of the success story and get your child vaccinated on schedule. Polio, or poliomyelitis, is a crippling and potentially deadly infectious disease.

Video #3 - Is Polio still a threat?

Vaccines Saves Lives

Vaccines given to infants and young children over the past two decades will prevent 322 million illnesses, 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths over the course of their lifetimes.

Video #4 - Vaccines saves lives

The Agents of Polio Eradication

 Meet the Agents of Polio Eradication. We're this close to eradicating polio. Visit http://endpolio.org to learn more.

Video #5 - the agents of polio eradication

An unfinished story: Piper and The End of Polio

Hi there! My name is Piper - I’m a journalist and I’m about to break a monumental story.

A few weeks ago my professional interest was piqued by the arrival of a peculiar package, and ever since I’ve been drawn into a profound personal journey, uncovering a tale of monumental proportions… and one that could change the course of history.

Video #6 - An unfinished story: Piper and The End of Polio