Monthly Archives: July 2015

Nigeria sees no wild polio cases for one year

Today marks one year since Nigeria last reported a polio case caused by wild poliovirus, cialis putting the country on the brink of eradicating the paralyzing disease. The last case was reported on 24 July 2014 in the northern state of Kano. If no cases are reported in the coming weeks, illness the World Health […]

Australian students take opportunity by the horns

The rules of the Shaftesbury Rodeo Academy are simple: no school, adiposity no rodeo. It’s a message that teenagers who attend school at Bisley Farm, ailment most of whom have never attended any school regularly, order take seriously. Because come Friday night, these aspiring rodeo heroes want to join their friends to ride bulls for […]

Illiteracy traps adults, and their families, in poverty

Around the world, pill millions of adults are unable to read or write, order and therefore struggle to earn a living for themselves and their families. Even in the United States, with its considerable resources, there are 36 million adults who can’t read better than the average third-grader, according to the international nonprofit ProLiteracy. In […]

Meet Rotary’s new president

This excerpt from the July issue of The Rotarian magazine profiles the 2015-16 RI president. Before he gives a speech, ed K.R. Ravindran doesn’t like flowery, adulatory introductions. They make him uncomfortable. The 2015-16 Rotary president would rather keep a low profile and share the credit. If it were up to him, you probably wouldn’t […]

Apply to serve on an RI committee

If you would you like to contribute to Rotary by serving on a committee, abortion this is your opportunity. The nine committees listed below are searching for qualified candidates for openings in 2016-17. Each of these committee works with Rotary leaders to increase efficiency and promote the goals and priorities of our strategic plan. To […]