Eradicate polio once and for all
Today, the world stands at the threshold of being polio-free—less than 2,000 cases were recorded in 2005, down from 350,000 cases just 15 years ago. But a global funding shortfall for immunization activities through 2007 threatens to derail the effort. Each new case of polio is another child afflicted, and another threat to the dream of a world without polio.
The UN Foundation is working with governments, NGOs, and individuals alike in pursuit of polio eradication. Together, we can attain a unique legacy, and ensure that no child is ever again paralyzed by polio.
Help us make polio history.
(From the U.N. Foundation site)
1. The time to eliminate polio is now.