Ramesh

Ramesh Ferris is a 36-year-old polio survivor who was born in Coimbatore, India. At the age of six months he contracted polio and his legs were paralyzed for life. At the age of one Ramesh’s birth mother Lakshmi, unable to care for him, placed him in an orphanage.

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Meet Barbara – polio survivor who tells her story

Barbara was on a train from Dudley, Worcestershire with her family for a summer holiday when she was a child. Shortly after, she began to show symptoms that her doctors later discovered to be polio.

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Parliamentarians from around the world attend One Last Push Summit

Parliamentarians from the UK, Canada and Japan visited New Delhi during the week of 4 April to learn how the knowledge and learning acquired from polio eradication in India can be transitioned into other global health programmes and individual countries’ health systems.

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Let’s Make World Polio Day Count!

You can read the open letter we sent to UK media for World Polio Day on 24th October 2015. The letter was written to help spread the message that we can end polio before the next UK election and it was signed by over 700 people from across the country including Dr Hilary Jones from GMTV and Dr Chris Steele MBE from This Morning.

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The generation that suffered under polio

Watch these polio survivors talk about their experiences of polio.

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Would you donate sixty seconds of your time to help make history?

We believe that no child should suffer from the devastating effects of polio when we have the vaccine to prevent it.

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