National Press Club

Worldwide Efforts to Eradicate Polio

May 10, 2004

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Run time: 62 minutes

Mr. Majiyagbe, president of Rotary International, talked about Rotary's efforts to eradicate polio from the entire world. He focused on Rotary's approach to promoting peace, addressing the underlying problems that create instability and trigger conflicts, such as hunger, poverty, poor health and illiteracy. He also talked about the statistics of death from HIV/AIDS, polio, malaria, and measles. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions.