On the TED Conference stage today, Dr. Bruce Aylward, Director of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative at the World Health Organization, joined philanthropist Bill Gates to talk about the global fight to eradicate polio.
Dr. Aylward lauded the work of the Rotary Foundation, which has joined the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Health Organization, and UNICEF in the effort to eradicate polio.
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