Monthly Archive:: May 2013


Hiroshima peace forum stresses world peace is achievable goal

In a ceremony heavy with symbolism, RI President Sakuji Tanaka joined other Rotary and community leaders 17 May in laying a wreath in Hiroshima Memorial Park, dedicated to the victims of the atomic bomb dropped on the city during World War II. The subject of peace has been at the heart of


Wild poliovirus reported in Somalia

A case of type 1 polio has been reported in the Banadir region of Somalia, the country’s first case since March 2007. In response to the outbreak, an immunization campaign is scheduled to take place 14-16 May, aimed at reaching more than 350,000 children in the Banadir region. The World Health Organization