Rotary International Current Affairs, GK & News

India-WHO engages National Polio Surveillance Network for COVID-19

On April 16, 2020, India joined hands with World Health Organization to implement National Polio Surveillance Network to contain COVID-19. Along with COVID-19, the team will also be involved to support elimination of tuberculosis and other diseases. Highlights With National Polio Surveillance Project, India eliminated polio in 2014. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Health Ministry and Rotary India ink MoU for achieving immunization target

The Union Health Ministry and Rotary International India National PolioPlus have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for intensive efforts towards achieving the immunization target. The MoU aims to provide collaborative support and accelerate efforts under Polio Eradication Programme, Routine Immunization including Mission Indradhanush, Intensified Mission Indradhanush. Key areas for collaboration The collaboration seeks for social ..

Month: 

Topics: 

24 October: World Polio Day

The World Polio Day is observed annually across world on 24 October to create awareness about the hazards of the crippling Polio disease. The day was established by Rotary International to commemorate birth of Jonas Salk who had led the first team of researchers which had developed a vaccine against poliomyelitis (polio virus). This development ..

Month: 

Topics: 

Current Affairs : Appointments : Current Affairs: July 12, 2009

July 10, 2009: Ravishankar Bhooplapur appointed Governor of Rotary InternationalJuly 10, 2009 : Amit Baruah appointed Head BBC Hindi ServicesJuly 11, 2009: Roger Binny appointed Bengal coach July 10, 2009: Ravishankar Bhooplapur appointed Governor of Rotary InternationalIndian-American philanthropist Ravishankar Bhooplapur has been appointed as the Governor of Rotary International in New York. He is the ..

Month: 

Topics: