Rotary December Monthly Theme: Disease Prevention & Treatment

Rotary supports activities and training that reduce the cause and effect of disease including: 1. Improving the capacity of local health care professionals; 2. Promoting disease prevention programs, with the goal of limiting the spread of communicable diseases and reducing the incidences of and complications from non-communicable diseases; 3. Enhancing the health infrastructure of local communities; 4. Educating and mobilizing communities to help prevent the spread of major diseases; 5. Pr...
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Eliminating the Poliomylitis Virus

PolioPlus - A Rotary Foundation Project Poliomyelitis is a highly infectious disease that most commonly affects children under the age of 5. Most know it as the poliovirus which is spread from person to person, typically through contaminated water. It can attack the nervous system, and in some instances, lead to paralysis. Although there is no cure, there is a safe and effective vaccine – one which Rotary and our partners use to immunize over 2.5 billion children worldwide. Polio Plus is a R...
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Knights Pendragon Supports Casual Day

The Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon supports casual day on the 1st September each year with their donations going to Cresset House in Glen Austin, Midrand. The very worthy focus of Casual Day is to support the rights of persons with disabilities to education, housing, training, accessibility, employment... in other words, full inclusion in society. For 23 years "Casual Day" has been reserved as the first Friday in September and wearing a "Casual Day" sticker gives your the right to go to wor...
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