Ten years ago today, India recorded its last case of wild polio. To celebrate a decade of sustaining this incredible achievement, we're revisiting the story of India's last polio ward where survivors are learning to walk again.
Economic crises do not occur in a vacuum – a ripple in one sector in one country is felt around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic is a global fight that requires a global response. https://t.co/lVPCrqmwBZ
While you probably know the melody to “A Spoonful of Sugar” from “Mary Poppins”, did you know the song was inspired by childhood vaccinations? Sugar cubes were used to deliver polio vaccines in the 1960s. https://t.co/j8va7OPn4h#EndPolio
"The only way for nations like India to recover economically in 2021 is by getting the marginalized people who’ve been hit hardest by the virus back to work and back into the economy.” https://t.co/2g5Ktl0IN6
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From new technology that could help defeat dengue fever, to the historic development of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines, 2020 was a year of unparalleled innovation. https://t.co/KiZBHzmJte
“One thing I deeply believe is progress for women means progress for everyone.”
@AnitaZaidi breaks down why it's essential to put gender at the center of the #COVID-19 response. https://t.co/Jd1rDde41z
For the world’s poorest, the impacts of COVID-19 on nutrition and health will be among the most serious consequences of the pandemic.
Nutrition must be a central part of the COVID-19 response. https://t.co/8UyAAwOH1mhttps://t.co/033bWQ0H60
One of the best parts of my job is getting to talk to people who are tackling big challenges.
This year, those conversations took place screen to screen rather than face to face, but they were no less inspiring.
Here are five that stuck with me. https://t.co/wxMxk057TO