Cecily Kellogg of Uppercasewoman.com, one of our early community leaders here at the Million Moms Challenge, is first! A new story will be shared every day this month for a new twist on the month of love. Here’s an excerpt:
“It’s ironic, of course, that most of us reading this live in countries where vaccine preventable diseases have disappeared nearly completely…But in other parts of the world, not vaccinating isn’t a luxury – it’s a death sentence.
Rukhsar is not quite three years old, and India’s last known case of polio (did you know there was still polio happening in the world?). But Rukhsar is also a symbol of the hard work that’s been done in India to eradicate polio.”
You can read Cecily’s full post here.
The impact of vaccines on the lives of children around the world is incredible. Now, you can help sustain the impact by sending an email to your member of congress. Welcome your members to the 113th Congress and ask them to make sure that global health and vaccines are a priority. Take action now!