UAE: Gulf Medical University Marks World Polio Day

UAE: The students of Gulf Medical University (GMU), Ajman, the leading private medical university in the UAE owned and run by Thumbay Group, marked World Polio Day with a variety of programs on 9th November 2015.

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Students distributed brochures, demonstrated the issues related to polio and displayed posters and charts to raise polio awareness. They also played games designed to spread polio awareness.

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Informative presentations detailing the causes, symptoms, nature and precautions of diabetes were also conducted by the students. The event was also attended by the faculty members of GMU.

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World Polio Day is observed worldwide on the 24th of October every year, with the aim to achieve a polio-free world. It was established over a decade ago to commemorate the birth of Jonas Salk, who led the first team to develop a vaccine against poliomyelitis.

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