World Polio Day 2018

In 2018, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative marked its 30-year anniversary. In the last 30 years, the world has made incredible strides toward the goal of achieving a polio-free future.

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Natasha Stott Despoja AM

Interview with Natasha Stott Despoja AM, Australia’s Ambassador for Women and Girls by Leila Stennett, Campaigns Director at RESULTS International Australia.

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The Honourable Kim Beazley, AC

An Interview with the Honourable Kim Beazley, AC on his history with polio and support for the One Last Push Campaign.

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Gary Newton – Polio Survivor

Gary Newton was a toddler, just fifteen months old when he contracted polio in the early mid 1950’s, prior to the arrival of the Salk vaccine in Australia.

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Christine Mclymont – Polio Survivor

Christine contracted polio when she was 15 months old. She was, according to her mother, a good baby - very little crying, strong, sleeping well and walking relatively early.

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Interview with d’Arcy Lunn

d’Arcy Lunn is a global citizenship educator currently doing a Master’s in Peace Studies in Japan. He is passionate about global issues and solutions. He is an incredibly active member of Global Citizen, RESULTS Australia and many other social justice organisations.

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