Celebrating Rotary’s commitment to creating a healthier world

26 Dec

Service in Action

By Rotary Service and Engagement Staff

400 million people in the world can’t afford or don’t have access to basic health care resulting in misery, pain, and poverty. Which is why Rotary members are devoted to fighting and preventing diseases. From setting up temporary clinics, blood donation centers, and training facilities in underserved communities to designing and building infrastructure allowing doctors, patients, and governments to work together, Rotary members take on efforts both large and small.

This December, Rotary Disease Treatment and Prevention Month, gain inspiration to take action to fight and prevent disease in your community by:

  • Supporting health education programs that explain how diseases are spread, and promoting ways to reduce the risk of transmission;
  • Partnering with medical institutions or ministries of health to help immunize people against infectious diseases;
  • Supporting continued education and training for health workers through scholarships, stipends, and public recognition;
  • Improving and expanding access…

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