21.01.2011 16.Shevat, 5771
Jewish NGO helps Uganda with Polio vaccinations
Jewish Heart for Africa’s solar-powered refrigerators have helped vaccinate more than 65,000 kids.
More than 65,000 kids have received vaccinations over the past three months thanks to Jewish Heart for Africa’s solar-powered refrigerators, Rachel Ishofsky, JHA’s associate executive director, told The Jerusalem Post by phone from Uganda Wednesday night.
In August 2009, Uganda was declared Polio-free, but in September 2010, the World Health Organization confirmed two new cases. As a result, the Ugandan government decided to vaccinate 2 million children under the age of five….