Let’s promote Wellness

Dear Rotarians, Health promotion and disease prevention programmes focus on keeping people healthy. “Wellness” elevates health promotion and disease prevention to a state of complete physical and mental well-being. Wellness is described as the attitude and active decision made by

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Strengthening communities

Dear Rotarians,   Mahatma Gandhi — the Father of the Nation — often said that true independence could be enjoyed only when communities are strengthened and poverty eradicated. I share here the success story

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Support our Peace programme

Since its inception in 1905, Rotary has been a champion for peace. The 1914 Rotary Convention adopted a resolution that our organisation “lend its influence to the maintenance of peace among nations of the world.” Then, the 1921 convention incorporated into Rotary’s Constitution the goal to aid

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Let’s End Polio Now

I was a district governor in 1987–88, the year that Charles C Keller was the RI ­President. As district governor, I attended the 1988 Rotary International ­Convention in Philadelphia. There, I heard that there were an estimated 350,000 cases of polio in 125 countries. But I also

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