The Global Polio Eradication Initiative is a public-private partnership led by national governments with six core partners – the World Health Organization (WHO), Rotary International, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Its goal is to eradicate polio worldwide. (Source:

On 14 August 2022, the Rotary Club of Lusaka took time to support the third round of the polio immunization campaign in Kafue, Chirundu and Siavonga.