Rotary Magazine October-November 2021

Episode 3
Oct 11, 09:00 AM

It is World Polio Day on October 24th and to coincide with this key date we look at the situation in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover.

This issue is filled with an array of interesting stories. It is World Polio Day on October 24th and to coincide with this key date we look at the situation in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover, and how that is going to impact on effort to tackle polio. We have got interviews with key figures within Rotary and the World Health Organization.

Other stories include looking at the work on the Rotary Foundation and the need for legacy-giving, and we turn the spotlight on the Rotary Centre hidden in the Peak District near Sheffield, over 100 years old and the longest running Rotary project in the world.

You can listen to individual stories with the following timecodes:
00:00:10 – Welcome
00:01:35 – The war against polio in a country of chaos
00:09:56 – Leprosy: A devastating disease of today
00:13:39 – Reach for the clouds – improving disability access
00:17:31 – We have never been closer to eradicating polio
00:20:54 – Rotary gets on board with Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust
00:28:33 – Giving hope to humanity
00:33:26 – Giving to The Rotary Foundation – what’s in it for you
00:39:46 – The longest running Rotary project in the world
00:43:43 – Wild polio virus vs circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus – What’s the difference?
00:49:35 – Making a difference in Malawi
00:53:22 – It pays to get corporate
00:56:38 – No living in a box with polio
00:59:19 – Editor’s letter with Dave King