03 February 2009

Worldwide media take notice of Rotary and Gates Foundation $355 commitment to polio eradication

Following the announcement of the a new $355 funding commitment by Rotary and the Gates Foundation, the worldwide media took notice and helped spread the word. More than 300 articles were written about the announcement and appeared in the USA Today, the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune and the Wall Street Journal just to name a few. Coverage of the funding announcement came from all over the globe including: England, India, Korea, France, Scotland, Nigeria, Iran, Brazil, Pakistan, Canada and Australia. To read some of the news stories click on the links below.

The USA Today: http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2009-01-22-polio_N.htm

The Chicago Tribune: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-polio_thursdayjan22,0,6972629.story

The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/22/world/africa/22polio.html?ref=world

The Herald (Scotland): http://www.theherald.co.uk/features/features/display.var.2483514.0.Shot_in_the_arm_in_fight_against_polio.php

The Economic Times (India) : http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/News/PoliticsNation/Gates_foundation_pledges_630_mn_to_fight_polio_in_India/articleshow/4013553.cms

The Korea Times : http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/special/2009/01/178_38380.html

Leadership Nigeria : http://leadershipnigeria.com/news/117/ARTICLE/5837/2009-01-23.html

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