Ignited by a fraudulent study and fuelled by fearful parents, an anti-vaccination movement in the 90s has seen long-forgotten diseases such as measles re-emerging. Frank Bures takes a look at the history of anti-vaccination movements and the harm they can create.
Our global membership has remained at close to 1.2 million for the past 20 years, but that can be a very misleading statistic. While the number has remained static, the membership base has seen dramatic change.
Rotary NSW Emergency Services Community Awards 2015 - A vocational service initiative of District 9675 supported by Rotary clubs of NSW
Do you know a NSW Emergency Services Officer who has performed communityservice above and beyond the call of their normal duties? Both paid and volunteer personnel are eligible - nominate now for this prestigious award. Online nominations are open until May 31 at www.RotaryESCawards.org.au
Vanuatu – our relief work is ongoing
Disaster Aid International deployed DARTs from Australia and the US to Vanuatu, who worked with local people, agencies (including NGO ProMedical) and Rotarians through March and April. They provided vital water purification units, repair items, tarpaulins etc. DAI also funded the re-establishment and operation of a portable saw mill that was used in the repair of 77 homes.